Ironic



[ahy-ron-ik] /aɪˈrɒn ɪk/

adjective
1.
using words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; containing or exemplifying :
an ironic novel; an ironic remark.
2.
of, relating to, or tending to use irony or mockery; .
3.
coincidental; unexpected:
It was ironic that I was seated next to my ex-husband at the dinner.
/aɪˈrɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
of, characterized by, or using irony
adj.

1620s, from Late Latin ironicus, from Greek eironikos “dissembling, putting on a feigned ignorance,” from eironeia (see irony). Related: Ironical (1570s); ironically.

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