Examples of irreverent in a Sentence
He has a delightfully irreverent sense of humor.
irreverent behavior during church services
Recent Examples of irreverent from the Web
The irreverent musical from Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone returns.
Sometimes irreverent, sometimes downright sentimental.
The team’s irreverent menu approach, chock-full of whimsical pop-culture mashups, shows up at Livernois Tap, too.
Surprisingly enough, one of the best things about Deadpool has been its irreverent anti-marketing.
In Living Color inspired me on the irreverent side.
The blog and his Twitter account are often witty, sarcastic, irreverent and peppered with pop culture.
This storefront on La Cienega Boulevard represented an irreverent hyper-masculinity.
Eminem parodied everything from talk shows to terrorist propaganda in his irreverent winner.
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Origin and Etymology of irreverent
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
IRREVERENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of irreverent for English Language Learners
: having or showing a lack of respect for someone or something that is usually treated with respect : treating someone or something in a way that is not serious or respectful
IRREVERENT Defined for Kids
Definition of irreverent for Students
- “It seems irreverent, like running in a church.”
- —Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea
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