Definitions

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  • adj. Not ironic.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ ironic

Examples

  • There was no nonironic way to enjoy the video; its entire appeal was in its self-aware lampooning of WASP culture: verdant country clubs, “old money,” croquet, popped collars, and the like.

    The End of White America?

  • My mother had a nonironic Virgin of Fatima lamp and a transgender picture of Jesus that turned into Mary if you wiggled it.

    Knowing Jesse

  • “Hey, Madison,” Ryder said, reaching over to give me a nonironic high five.

    Fashionista

  • Saw this prominently displayed in a nonironic way at the bookstore yesterday:

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • At the plate the next day, Munson was greeted with a huge round of nonironic applause.

    The Greatest Game

  • Can anyone make a DIRECT nonironic image that indicts the use of propaganda or illustrates the threat to free speech posed by misinformation and rumor mongering?

    Barry Blitt and controversial cartoons « Drawn! The Illustration and Cartooning Blog

  • This is not the set-up at Dekalb Market, a tidy space that opened last summer along the Flatbush Avenue Extension, a block or so from the blessedly nonironic waxen maraschino cherries and neon of Junior's.

    NYT > Home Page

  • It's hard to see where "Allen Gregory" will go for fresh laughs, and in the premiere there were already signs of creative crisis: a dip into nonironic, gooey sentimentality in Allen's relationships with Patrick and his principal.

    NYT > Home Page

  • There was no nonironic way to enjoy the video; its entire appeal was in its self-aware lampooning of

    As I Please

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