Definition of IRONIC

Adjective : IRONIC

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit" ;

  • 2. (

    ) characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is; "madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker"; "it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely" ;

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