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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. showing lack of due respect or veneration;
- Example: "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"
- Example: "noisy irreverent tourists"

2. characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality;
- Example: "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
[syn: impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucy]

3. not revering god;
[syn: godless, irreverent]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Irreverent \Ir*rev"er*ent\, a. [L. irreverens, -entis: cf. F. irr['e]v['e]rent. See In- not, and Reverent.] Not reverent; showing a lack of reverence; expressive of a lack of veneration; as, an irreverent babbler; an irreverent jest. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

irreverent adj 1: showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists" [ant: reverent] 2: characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner" [syn: impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucy] 3: not revering god [syn: godless, irreverent]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "irreverent": apostate, atheistic, aweless, backsliding, blasphemous, cheeky, derisive, discourteous, disparaging, disrespectful, fallen, fallen from grace, flip, flippant, impertinent, impious, impudent, insolent, insulting, irreligious, lapsed, mocking, profanatory, profane, recidivist, recidivistic, recreant, renegade, ridiculing, rude, sacrilegious, saucy, uncivil, undutiful, ungodly, unhallowed, unholy