Adjective(1) humorously sarcastic or mocking(2) characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
(1) Measured anger and ironic humour is perfectly set against cracking beats by the master rap music producer.(2) And how ironic that a lawyer should be outmanouevred in the legislative process.(3) More ironic is that an anti-theist institute should bear all the hallmarks of a religion or ideology.(4) There was, I concluded, some reason for ironic pride in this rather mediocre revelation.(5) Setting the agenda in this way for the arts does, of course, have its ironic side.(6) It seems strange and spooky and ironic , though it is merely the operation of the law of averages.(7) How ironic then that some women writers sneer at men who enter therapy's allegedly feminised milieu.(8) It is neatly ironic , but it also exposes the paradox at the heart of this solo show.(9) That was, if you like, an ironic and paradoxical appreciation of the transgressive.(10) In a few moments, Ramon's eyes widened and an ironic little smile passed his lips as he nodded his head slightly.(11) But perhaps the gods of irony thought that this just made things all the more ironic .(12) As a fan of both ironic clothing and corporate faux grassroots campaigns, I ordered one right away.(13) For Camus, the recognition of absurdity cannot be shrugged off with an ironic smile.(14) It was just a tiny bit too ironic for it not to make me smile, and when I did he felt it and pulled away.(15) Her latest role is an ironic reflection on her debut, when she played a young girl who falls for an American painter.(16) The most ironic thing about irony is how many people just don't get it.
(1) ironic :: ironies
1. sarcastic ::
2. paradoxical ::
4. wry ::
Different Formsironic, ironical
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