Definitions for: Irreverent


[adj] not revering god
[adj] showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
[adj] characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"



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

Synonyms: aweless, awless, blasphemous, disrespectful, godless, impertinent, impious, pert, profane, sacrilegious, saucy, spirited

Antonyms: reverent

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