ironical : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
- s humorously sarcastic or mocking
an ironical smile
- Lee: It is ironical but the authorities have left us alone so far.
- I think it's sort of ironical that we end up like this.
- Still, he fits one description Fleming gave of his hero: "His face was a taciturn mask, ironical, brutal and cold.
- Marc Jacobs in Forbes
We played a lot with high-end fabrics and then kind of stranger techniques on expensive fabrics, such as some things that looked like synthetics,Jacobs told reporters. "It was quite paradoxical and ironical to make something that is so...
- Arun Jaitley in Indian Express
It is ironical that after being in prime ministerial office for four years the Prime Minister has finally woken up to the harsh and cruel reality that prevention and investigation of terrorism in India is on the verge of collapse,Jaitley said.
- Ian Fleming in Toronto Eye Weekly
Then he slept,Fleming wrote, "and with the warmth and humour of his eyes extinguished, his features relapsed into a taciturn mask, ironical, brutal and cold."