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Adjective: irreverent  i're-vu-runt
  1. Showing lack of due respect or veneration
    "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
     
  2. Lively and humorously cheeky or forward
    "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner";
    - impertinent, pert, saucy, cheeky [Brit]
     
  3. Not revering god
    "I know a fair amount of atheists, seeing as I live in a relatively irreverent town";
    - godless

See also: aweless, awless, blasphemous, disrespectful, impious, profane, sacrilegious, spirited

Antonym: reverent

Encyclopedia: Irreverent