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.
"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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