Definition of irreproachable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌi(r)rəˈprōCHəb(ə)l/


Beyond criticism; faultless: his private life was irreproachable
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  • More than his divine powers, his glorious heritage or his incredible prowess was his unblemished, untarnished, irreproachable character.
  • After announcing his ‘retirement’, he came back determined to attach himself only to projects of irreproachable aesthetic integrity.
  • He acknowledges the cheers of his back benches, flicks an invisible speck from his irreproachable Paul Smith sleeve and saunters off back to Downing Street.
impeccable, above/beyond reproach, blameless, faultless, flawless, unblemished, untarnished, spotless, immaculate, exemplary, model, outstanding, exceptional, admirable, perfect
informal squeaky clean
trademark Teflon



Pronunciation: /ˌi(r)rəˌprōCHəˈbilədē/


Pronunciation: /ˌi(r)rəˈprōCHəblē/
Example sentences
  • The songs are irreproachably written and rhapsodically performed, and yet they remain incarcerated within the shackles of influence.
  • A full day's worth of irreproachably good food, courtesy of your local supermarkets, beginning with breakfast.
  • A true classic with a unique character and irreproachably consistent taste, its name alone conjures up a whole world of flavour.


Mid 17th century: from French irreprochable, from in- 'not' + reprochable (from reprocher 'to reproach').

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Syllabification: ir·re·proach·a·ble

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