If you say that someone's character or behaviour is irreproachable, you mean that they behave so well that they cannot be criticized.

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  • Irreproachable — Ir re*proach a*ble, a. [Pref. ir not + reproachable: cf. F. irr[ e]prochable.] Not reproachable; above reproach; not deserving reproach; blameless. [1913 Webster] He [Berkely] erred, and who is free from error? but his intentions were… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irreproachable — index blameless, clean, incorruptible, inculpable, infallible, irreprehensible, meritorious, unimpeachable …   Law dictionary

  • irreproachable — (adj.) 1630s, from Fr. irréprochable (15c.), from assimilated form of in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + réprochable (see REPROACH (Cf. reproach)). Related: Irreproachably …   Etymology dictionary

  • irreproachable — [adj] innocent beyond reproach, blameless, exemplary, faultless, good, guiltless, impeccable, inculpable, innocent, irreprehensible, irreprovable, perfect, pure, reproachless, righteous, unblamable, unblemished, unimpeachable, virtuous; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • irreproachable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ beyond criticism. DERIVATIVES irreproachably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • irreproachable — [ir΄riprō′chə bəl] adj. [Fr irréprochable] not reproachable; beyond reproach; blameless; faultless irreproachability n. irreproachableness irreproachably adv …   English World dictionary

  • irreproachable — adjective Date: 1634 not reproachable ; blameless, impeccable < irreproachable conduct > • irreproachability noun • irreproachableness noun • irreproachably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irreproachable — ir|re|proach|a|ble [ˌırıˈprəutʃəbəl US ˈproutʃ ] adj formal something, such as someone s behaviour, that is irreproachable is so good that you cannot criticize it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • irreproachable — ir|re|proach|a|ble [ ,ırı proutʃəbl ] adjective very honest and morally good, and impossible to criticize: irreproachable behavior ╾ ir|re|proach|a|bly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • irreproachable — adjective formal something such as someone s behaviour that is irreproachable is so good that you cannot criticize it irreproachably adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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