Ironical - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |aɪˈrɑːnɪkəl|  American pronunciation of the word ironical
Brit.  |aɪˈrɒnɪkəl|  British pronunciation of the word ironical

adjective

- characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is(syn: ironic)

it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely

- humorously sarcastic or mocking(syn: dry, ironic, wry)

an ironical smile

Examples

She has an ironic sense of humor.

It's ironic that computers break down so often, since they're meant to save people time.

It is ironic that the robber's car crashed into a police station.

it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely

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