ironic
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /aɪˈɹɒn.ɪk/

Adjective

ironic

  1. Characterized by or constituting (any kind of) irony.
    • 2014, Steven Pinker, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!, p.275
      It was ironic I forgot my textbook on human memory.
  2. Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.
  3. Contrary or opposite to what may be expected.
    It's ironic to have a blizzard in the middle of the summer.
  4. (proscribed) Odd or coincidental; strange.
    It's ironic that we are eating a sandwich in Sandwich, Massachusetts.
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