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EtymologyEdit

ir- +‎ reverent

AdjectiveEdit

irreverent (comparative more irreverent, superlative most irreverent)

  1. Lacking respect or seriousness.
  2. Courageous, straightforward, saucy, having mass appeal, but likely to offend. Challenging the status quo, rocking the boat.
    an irreverent new work
    an irreverent examination of reviewing

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  • See also Thesaurus:cheeky
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