Ironically - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |aɪˈrɑːnɪkli|  American pronunciation of the word ironically
Brit.  |ʌɪˈrɒnɪkli|  British pronunciation of the word ironically

adverb

- contrary to plan or expectation

ironically, he ended up losing money under his own plan

- in an ironic manner

she began to mimic him ironically

Examples

I laughed ironically.

Ironically, he had decided not to install a burglar alarm before the break-in occurred.

Ironically, his cold got better on the last day of his holiday.

'Oh, no problem!' said Terry, ironically.

ironically, he ended up losing money under his own plan

she began to mimic him ironically

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