Adjective "Ironic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Ironic


    Definition:

    1. using words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; containing or exemplifying irony: an ironic novel; an ironic remark.

    2. of, relating to, or tending to use irony or mockery; ironical.

    3. coincidental; unexpected: It was ironic that I was seated next to my ex-husband at the dinner.

    Examples:

    "threats can be ironic in view of battles."

    "situations can be ironic on fronts."

    "smiles can be ironic."

    "twists can be ironic."

    "tones can be ironic."

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