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English definition of “irreverent”

irreverent

adjective uk   /ɪˈrev.ər.ənt/ us    /-ɚ-/
not showing the expected respect for official, important, or holy things: an irreverent comment/approach/attitude irreverent thoughtsRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
irreverently
adverb uk   /-li/ us    /-ɚ-/
Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
irreverence
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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