French translation of ironic
ironiqueto be ironic (= joke) [person]
faire de l'ironie
⇒ She could not tell if he was being ironic.
Elle ne pouvait dire s'il faisait de l'ironie.
- (= odd)
⇒ Does he not find it ironic that ...
Ne trouve-t-il pas ironique que ...
⇒ It seems ironic that it takes a recession to improve choice.
Cela semble ironique qu'il faille une récession pour élargir le choix.it is ironic that ...
l'ironie veut que ...
⇒ It is ironic that the people who complain most are the ones who do least.
L'ironie veut que ce soit les gens qui se plaignent le plus qui en font le moins.
Example Sentences Including 'ironic'
How ironic that Gloria Godwit should believe she had bought Stan the H. V. St John poems.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
It's ironic really... you know... being found snogging by someone who says they don't want commitment then them blowing a gasket.LOOKING FOR ANDREW McCARTHY (2002)
The Shark was an ironic nickname for the most junior member of the squad.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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'ironic' in Other Languages
- Arabic: تَهَكُّمِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: irônico irônica
- Chinese: 讽刺的
- Croatian: ironičan ironična
- Czech: ironický
- Danish: ironisk
- Dutch: ironisch
- European Spanish: irónico irónica
- Finnish: ironinen
- French: ironique
- German: ironisch
- Greek: ειρωνικός ειρωνική
- Italian: ironico ironica
- Japanese: 皮肉な
- Korean: 풍자적인
- Norwegian: ironisk
- Polish: ironiczny ironiczna
- Portuguese: irónico irónica
- Romanian: ironic ironic, ironică, ironici, ironice
- Russian: шуточный
- Spanish: irónico irónica
- Swedish: ironisk ironiskt
- Thai: ที่ชอบเหน็บแนม
- Turkish: alaycı
- Ukrainian: іронічний
- Vietnamese: mỉa mai
Translation of ironic from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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