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  1. irreverentadjective

    pert, impertinent, flippant, insolent

  2. irreverentadjective

    Lacking proper respect or seriousness; sarcastic.

    insolent, impertinent, flippant, pert

  3. irreverentadjective

    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.

    impertinent, insolent, pert, flippant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. irreverentadjective

    showing lack of due respect or veneration

    "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"

    saucy, godless, impertinent, pert

    pious, reverential, respectful, reverent, awed, worshipful, venerating, awful, spiritless, adoring

  2. impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucyadjective

    characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

    "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"

    immaterial, impudent, godless, sassy, overbold, orthogonal, wise, impertinent, smart, saucy, extraneous, fresh, pert

    reverent, respectful, awful, pious, worshipful, awed, venerating, spiritless, reverential, adoring

  3. godless, irreverentadjective

    not revering god

    saucy, pert, impertinent, godless

    worshipful, reverent, pious, awed, respectful, adoring, spiritless, venerating, awful, reverential

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irreverentadjective

    impious, profane, blasphemous

  2. irreverentadjective

    disrespectful, UNCIVIL, rude, discourteous, impolite

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How to use irreverent in a sentence?

  1. Danielle Kelly:

    A little salty, a little irreverent, i thought she was a classic broad.

  2. Norman Mailer:

    In America few people will trust you unless you are irreverent.

  3. Peabody Award:

    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.

  4. Mark Twain:

    I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people.

  5. Joshua Gillespie:

    I just think The Muppets are something so timeless, and I think the reason why is they've never tried to be timely. They've always been sort of irreverent.

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