[ US /ˌɪɹəˈpɹɛsəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɪɹɪpɹˈɛsəbə‍l/ ]
  1. impossible to repress or control
    an irrepressible chatterbox
    uncontrollable laughter
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How To Use irrepressible In A Sentence

  • The screw driver is mightier than the sword, hey, Dink?" called the irrepressible Roy, as Dinky hurried away into the darkness. Tom Slade with the Colors
  • The thing about City is that when they get the wind in their sails, they become an almost irrepressible force. Times, Sunday Times
  • They were also usually, if not always, a restraining influence on the more abrasive, if not irrepressible side of Mercer.
  • The irrepressible young carrot-top was generally considered the outstanding player on that golden English afternoon in spite of the Geoff Hurst's three goals. Tears for souvenirs as Best and Stiles memorabilia go up for auction
  • Suddenly the procession is interrupted by irrepressible sobbing.
  • Vehicles break down, complaints come in, work needs to be rescheduled, but it is all done with irrepressible good humour and charm.
  • There's a portrait of him in Llanberis vicarage in which he looks as irrepressible and intelligent as this action implies.
  • The conflict thus established, gradually but surely sectionalizing party lines, was as inevitable as it was irrepressible. "Marse Henry" : an autobiography,
  • But after 23 years in the cold, the irrepressible necktie is making a comeback in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • He had everything, the mod sense of dress, an upwardly mobile lifestyle, a healthy contempt for authority and an irrepressible belief in his own creativity.
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