Definition of irreverent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

irreverent

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ɪˈrɛvərənt//
 
, NAmE//ɪˈrɛvrənt//
 
(usually approving)
 
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not showing respect to someone or something that other people usually respect irreverent wit an irreverent attitude to tradition The movie takes an irreverent look at the city.
irreverence
 
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NAmE//ɪˈrɛvərəns//
 
, NAmE//ɪˈrɛvrəns//
 
noun [uncountable]
irreverently
 
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adverb
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