Example sentences for: irreverent

How can you use “irreverent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I have never come across a contrepèterie that was not off-color or irreverent, or touched on sex.

  • In the "Religion" thread, one irreverent poster asked, "Is Gandhi burning in hell?"

  • Among his irreverent made-for-TV stunts: driving a pink "Sodomobile" filled with gays and lesbians through states that ban sodomy, and presenting an executive with a giant 80-cent check to pay for an hour of a Mexican employee's labor.

  • After emphasizing just how gross this film version of the popular Comedy Central series is ("the potty-mouth on this R-rated cartoon is pretty mind-boggling"--Gary Dauphin, the Village Voice ), critics go on to praise it: "Hilarious, willfully filthy" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ); David Ansen ( Newsweek ) calls it "tasteless, irreverent, silly and smart."

  • Entertainment Weekly 's Ken Tucker is the lone dissenter, claiming the film possesses an "irreverent energy and a swaggering style that does its subject proud."

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