ironist ironist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Walk through the graveyard; cemeteries reward the ironist.
  2. Crossing Paris, the first and longest tale, is by Marcel Ayme, a deft ironist who likes to pare the French mind and character like an apple.
  3. Coulter wants to make people laugh more than anything; she is, as I have argued here, a right-wing ironist and comedienne as much as she is a political commentator.

News

  • The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans reopens Sept. 28 with Jerry Seinfeld

    The long-awaited reopening of the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans takes a tantalizing step closer to reality with the announcement of a fall lineup that begins Sept. 28 with two performances by master ironist Jerry Seinfeld. A full season of...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  • "I see myself and many artists like me as the torchbearers through these dark ages," says Zorn, 51, during a rare phone interview from his apartment in Greenwich Village. "People for the most part see me as a pastiche artist, as an ironist,...
    on May 28, 2005 By: John Zorn Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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