irreverently : Definition, Usages, News and More
- r without respect
the student irreverently mimicked the teacher in his presence
- r in an irreverent manner; clergymen had been turned from their cures, and churches irreverently used"
- They are not eight millionaires and a plumber, as Eisenhower's original choices were irreverentlybut accuratelydescribed.
- In Afghanistan, I went out on patrol in the desert hills looking for Taliban with Marines; they were a solid bunch of guys, as steely, brave and as irreverently funny as my dad .
- They chatted with Vice President Wallace, hobnobbed with eminent elder scientists, swarmed irreverently through the halls of Congress and the endless corridors of the Pentagon.
- Helen Thomas in Houston Chronicle
I think that presidents deserve to be questioned. Maybe irreverently, most of the time. Bring 'em down a size,Thomas, 88, says in the film. "You see a president, ask a question. You have one chance in the barrel. Don't blow it."