Ironically in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ironically

(manner) In an ironic manner; in a way displaying irony. | (evaluative) Used to draw attention to an ironic aspect of a situation being described.

Short Example Sentences for Ironically

  • 1. Hubert ironically clapped his hands. 🔊
  • 2. She smiled ironically at the thought. 🔊
  • 3. He bowed ironically and turned to leave. 🔊
  • 4. Ernest talked quite loud and glanced ironically about. 🔊
  • 5. This might be said ironically as well as in earnest. 🔊
  • 6. Jimmy was again looking at me with his ironically quizzical grin. 🔊
  • 7. He was ironically conscious of a sudden heat of missionary zeal. 🔊
  • 8. Marishka smiled bitterly and glanced ironically around the walls of the cabin. 🔊
  • 9. And, ironically enough, it occurred to no one to ask about the water supply. 🔊
  • 10. Beauregard laughed ironically as he rejoined: "Oh, yes! 🔊
  • 11. We saw him at Faustina's comically joking, and ironically sneering. 🔊

How to use Ironically in Sentences?

  • 1. Ferris laughed as ironically as he dared under the eyes which had lost their gentleness. 🔊
  • 2. Watzdorf repeated, smiling ironically and looking at the chair with the napkin. 🔊
  • 3. His appearance had the appropriateness of an ironically witty comment on some hot-headed folly. 🔊
  • 4. Fundamentally, though, the answer seems to be one of authenticity, ironically enough. 🔊
  • 5. Surely the pale ghost of "Sovereignty" smiled ironically as he read this official note. 🔊
  • 6. An old uncle ironically used to have a plate with a napkin on it ready for my catch waiting for me on my return. 🔊
  • 7. The boatman glanced ironically at the scarlet bound volume which bore the portrait of a pretty girl on its covers. 🔊
  • 8. He saw in the waste of these women an effect of that fatally unmoral energy ironically called modern civilization. 🔊
  • 9. As it was, he turned and ironically saluted the sullenly wrathful crowd as the light wagon lurched away across the prairie. 🔊
  • 10. And Burns twitted her ironically because she could not simper and lose her head over the attentions these people were loading upon her! 🔊
  • 11. I watch her with a sort of malevolent pleasure, finally I pull myself together by sheer force of will, and ironically step before her. 🔊
  • 12. She smiled ironically and continued: 'You became a Catholic, although this is also a secret. 🔊
  • 13. For, ironically enough, it was Roosevelt himself who afterward split his party and brought in Wilson and the Democrats. 🔊
  • 14. He bowed ironically till his nose nearly touched his plate but begged me to remember that to his personal knowledge I had four houses of my own about the world. 🔊
  • 15. The light gradually brightened, until across the level fields a ray of yellow sunshine struck ironically through the prone branches of the murdered trees upon the gray face of the man. 🔊
  • 16. A curious change came over her face, as if the flame of her mind were subdued; and she looked at him ironically and with the expression which he had called sad before, for want of a better name for it. 🔊