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- adj. Characterized by or constituting (any kind of) irony.
- adj. Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.
- adj. Feigning ignorance; simulating lack of instruction or knowledge; exhibiting Socratic irony.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to irony; containing, expressing, or characterized by, irony.
- adj. Addicted to the use of irony; given to irony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pretending ignorance; simulating lack of instruction of knowledge. See irony, 1.
- Hence Conveying or consisting of covert sarcasm; sarcastic under a serious or friendly pretense: as, an ironical compliment.
- Addicted to irony; using disguised sarcasm: as, an ironical speaker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. humorously sarcastic or mocking
- adj. characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
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