showing lack of due respect or veneration
"irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucy(adj)
characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
"a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
not revering god
Lacking proper respect or seriousness; sarcastic.
Disrespectful, cynical, cavilling, querulous, or vulgar, where one's own feelings, or especially deference to the feelings of others, customarily command silence, discretion, and circumspection.
not reverent; showing a want of reverence; expressive of a want of veneration; as, an irreverent babbler; an irreverent jest
Origin: [L. irreverens, -entis: cf. F. irrvrent. See In- not, and Reverent.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ir-rev′ėr-ent, adj. not reverent: proceeding from irreverence.—n. Irrev′erence, want of reverence or veneration: want of due regard for the character and authority of the Supreme Being.—adj. Irreveren′tial.—adv. Irrev′erently.
The numerical value of irreverent in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of irreverent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of irreverent in a Sentence
In America few people will trust you unless you are irreverent.
A little salty, a little irreverent, i thought she was a classic broad.
I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people.
He's irreverent, honest, curious, never condescending, never obsequious, people open up to him and, in doing so, often reveal more about their hometowns or homelands than a traditional reporter could hope to document.
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