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    ironic

    ironic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ironic

    Definition
    (adj) humorously sarcastic or mocking
    Synonyms : dry , ironical , wry
    Example Sentence
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    Synonyms : ironical
    Example Sentence
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ironic

Remember Ironic as Iron. Imagine that people were mining a new place in that place they were amazed that unexpectedly they found Iron but no one were sure either it was Iron or not. So it was contrary outcome.

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