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1. ironic

adjective. ['aɪˈrɑːnɪk'] humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Synonyms

  • humorous
  • ironical
  • humourous
  • wry

Antonyms

  • humidify
  • sweet
  • sugary
  • stay

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • irony (English)
  • -y (English)

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Rhymes with Ironic

  • microelectronic
  • isoelectronic
  • telectronic
  • philharmonic
  • neoplatonic
  • flextronic
  • varitronic
  • ultrasonic
  • plantronic
  • planktonic
  • napoleonic
  • hydroponic
  • histrionic
  • ganglionic
  • electronic
  • audiotronic
  • tranzonic
  • telephonic
  • synchronic
  • supersonic
  • propionic
  • polyphonic
  • panasonic
  • nucleonic
  • monophonic
  • medtronic
  • lasersonic
  • hypertonic
  • hypersonic
  • hyaluronic

Sentences with ironic


1. Adjective
Lonely Planet is an ironic name for a company that brings so many people together.

Quotes about ironic


1. I used to love Kurt Cobain, when he was telling people we're a pop band. People would laugh, they thought of it as good old ironic Kurt. But he wasn't being ironic.
- Bono

2. Certainly, anyone whom I've witnessed, who has gone through something horrible and life-changing, has a sense of ironic humor, or an ability to look at the peculiarities of the world and find humor in it.
- Christopher Heyerdahl

3. It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when they have lost their way.
- Rollo May

2. ironic

adjective. ['aɪˈrɑːnɪk'] characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is.

Synonyms

  • incongruous

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • wet

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • irony (English)
  • -y (English)
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