Often, the results are funny and irreverent—more evocative of a mood than celebratory of each piece from the collection.
The young James had a lot of irreverent fun with the idea of the Great American Novel—the GAN, as he called it.
Much like the characters the actress played, the painting is dignified and yet irreverent.
The company describes it as an “affectionate, irreverent re-telling of the ultimate best-seller.”
And he's one of the sharpest and most irreverent talkers in the film.
We didn't dare sing a real hymn, for fear it would be irreverent, so mother wrote the words of this one for us.
It is not humor that is irreverent, but the mind that gives it the wrong turn.
I don't think it's kind or considerate to me and, after you've just heard about Captain Ross's death, I think it's irreverent.
The irreverent scoffer may call it "instinct," or talk about the "sense of smell."
They represented him as a mere puppy, a silly and irreverent upstart whose impudence supplied the lack of policy and character.