Meaning of sacrilegiously in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsakrɪˈlɪdʒəsli/


See sacrilegious

‘In the cavernous inside of the old church punters are sacrilegiously swilling breezers and spirits underneath the enormous pulpit from which fire and brimstone used to spit.’
  • ‘His current fixations are his latest, sacrilegiously monikered band, The New Beatles (their namesakes were bigger than Jesus, weren't they?).’
  • ‘Even the richly embroidered crimson tapestry on which Agamemnon sacrilegiously treads is at best suitable for cutting up into dishcloths.’
  • ‘I will admit, sacrilegiously, to not being terribly fond of Beethoven's opera to begin with.’
  • ‘I want to lie sacrilegiously in bed with you on Sunday morning, listening to the congregation singing.’