Definition of irrepressible in English:

irrepressible

Line breaks: ir|re¦press|ible
Pronunciation: /ɪrɪˈprɛsɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Not able to be controlled or restrained: an irrepressible rogue a great shout of irrepressible laughter
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  • We will be able to continue to manage without Ken's irrepressible scaremongering for the foreseeable future.
  • They were also usually, if not always, a restraining influence on the more abrasive, if not irrepressible side of Mercer.
  • I'm sure I can only begin to imagine what a parent can feel to have their child ripped away from their lives by irrepressible crime.
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irrepressibility

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
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  • There is such an irrepressibility to him, such a vibrancy, it seems as though he has just left a party, a joyous occasion, to meet you and the music and the laughter are still ringing in his ears.
  • Flintoff exemplified the power of personality and his irrepressibility by dismissing Sarwan, the man of the tournament, with his first ball.
  • But today none the less marks a triumph of huge import, signaling America's and New York's irrepressibility.

irrepressibly

adverb
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  • And because these old motorcycles are so particular to the rough-and-ready, irrepressibly hip East Village, the riders are also partisan.
  • ‘An irrepressibly buoyant Tory right-winger propositioned me back in the days when they were invincible’.
  • Apparently it was talent, determination and an irrepressibly optimistic spirit that won this vivacious young woman the role.

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