Definition of 'ironically'

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Example sentences containing 'ironically'

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Which meant, ironically enough, they ended up in a box. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their conversation topic, some say ironically, will be responsive leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Few made use of what might ironically be called their "leisure hours '. Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)Ironically, he says he has no desire to impress the art establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He has tried for years to stifle the social networks he ironically used to save himself on Friday night. The Sun (2016)They might as well have ironically called it Apple Pie. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He calls it, ironically, suffering for his art. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To impose a logical outline on the various sections of the book is, somewhat ironically, an exercise in futility. Christianity Today (2000)Ironically it means 'feeling great'. The Sun (2012) Name withheld Ironically, one of the reasons continuous assessment was introduced was to lower the stress on students who could not cope with a final examination. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Synonyms of 'ironically'

paradoxically, absurdly, incongruously, ambiguously
sarcastically, mockingly, sardonically, acidly

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Translations for 'ironically'

British English: ironically ADVERB
You use ironically to draw attention to a situation which is odd or amusing because it involves a contrast.
Ironically, for a man who hated war, he would have made a superb war cameraman.


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