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
For 23 years, London Grill co-owner and Bastille Day co-creator Terry Berch McNally has appeared in frock and wig, swigging pink champagne on the prison parapet in the event’s historically irreverent portrayal of Marie Antoinette.
His words were irreverent, well-chosen and down-to-earth.
James Corden is Peter Rabbit, as the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude.
Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop a national following and grant him a new lease on life.
The cherry bomb on the label and the irreverent name suggest explosive flavor and are a pretty good match for the wine inside.
The irreverent, cigarette-smoking Maggie (Jennie Israel) occupies herself as the family housekeeper and cook, meager though most meals are.
Though this moment fits Hadid's pattern of honoring nineties notes, the fringe worn by both women exude an air of cool-girl bohemian that makes the irreverent flower child detailing feel entirely contemporary.
All that comes into play with Tank Girl, a wild action flick filled with irreverent comedy.
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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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