Meaning of 'irreverent'

Find the meaning of the word ‘irreverent’

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Meaning of ‘irreverent’

3 definitions found.



not revering god

Synonyms: godless


showing lack of due respect or veneration

Example: "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"


characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

Example: "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"

Synonyms: impertinent

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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