Ironic in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ironic

Characterized by or constituting (any kind of) irony. | Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.

Short Example Sentence for Ironic

  • 1. After that, ironic peace. 🔊
  • 2. With a faint, ironic smile. 🔊
  • 3. Then with a beaten but ironic smile he stood aside. 🔊
  • 4. He spoke, quietly ironic at first. 🔊
  • 5. Marise stood regarding them with a composed, ironic eye. 🔊
  • 6. Blake stared, then fell a prey to ironic laughter. 🔊
  • 7. He bent over Rhoda with his ironic politeness. 🔊
  • 8. Madame Beattie gave a little ironic crow of laughter. 🔊
  • 9. The ironic temper: Anatole France and his time. 🔊
  • 10. All this seemed in some way to be an ironic prelude to disaster. 🔊
  • 11. By some ironic quirk be found himself in scenes of battle and turmoil. 🔊
  • 12. Ballard leaned back again and chuckled in ironic self-derision. 🔊
  • 13. A faint ironic smile just touched the corners of his determined mouth. 🔊
  • 14. He had a queer, ironic little smile that seemed to mock its own mirth. 🔊
  • 15. He sank back, his ironic laughter drowned in a swift crimson tide. 🔊
  • 16. She rose also, the slight, ironic smile again playing about her lips. 🔊
  • 17. The Baron met his eyes with the profound ironic calm of his own. 🔊
  • 18. She gave him, he thought, the dry and narrow smile of ironic pity. 🔊
  • 19. Nagle made an ironic comment to this effect in Telecom Digest. 🔊
  • 20. A brave resolve, Father," he said, with an ironic note. 🔊
  • 21. Her arm dropped, her signal fallen futile on the plain's ironic indifference. 🔊

How to use Ironic in a Sentence?

  • 1. His mind all the time was absorbed in the dramatic or ironic aspects of what he had just seen. 🔊
  • 2. Hisses and shouts of protest were united to this ironic chorus on the part of the public. 🔊
  • 3. Excellent fooling, but a bit too long and heavy-handed for the truest ironic effect. 🔊
  • 4. He smiled in a manner that was almost a snarl, and his eyes grew narrow with ironic merriment. 🔊
  • 5. Would it not be ironic if the Webster mansion became a poor farm and she its first inmate? 🔊
  • 6. There was, indeed, she thought, with bitter and ironic contempt, a lot to sell! 🔊
  • 7. Unconsciously I uttered the word aloud, and the hills seemed to fling back the ironic question. 🔊
  • 8. His easy, familiar, ironic talk had brought Mrs. De Peyster one large item of relief. 🔊
  • 9. His roar of laughter was drunken but its note was even more ironic than when his mirth had been excited by the mean drama of the women. 🔊
  • 10. If this was ironic the touch fell short, thanks to his perception that they had practically just ceased to be alone. 🔊
  • 11. He had at times a frantic realization that he had unconquerable strength, but that by some ironic circumstance he could not use it. 🔊
  • 12. They can only oppose a stout heart, a loyal spirit, and an ironic smile to the persecutions to which they are subjected. 🔊
  • 13. He had gone to and fro in the earth and walked up and down in it, comfortably immune, an amused and ironic looker-on. 🔊
  • 14. All at once, he seemed to have retreated into his shell, to have become again the curt, ironic individual of their first meeting. 🔊
  • 15. The light of it caught like contagion, and touched the merest glancer at him with the spark of its warm, ironic mirth. 🔊
  • 16. But let me add that I speak here of mere appearances, and have ever inclined to the more ironic and more complicating vision of them. 🔊
  • 17. He himself was impressed by the ironic union in the Worshipful Master of conviviality and a sinister occupation. 🔊
  • 18. If not exactly a novelist in any one of his books, Borrow is a romancer, in the true and not the ironic sense of the word, in all of them. 🔊
  • 19. The splendour, the grandeur were, for Milly, the bold ironic spirit behind it, so interesting too in itself. 🔊