Example sentences for: ironic

How can you use “ironic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • (John McCain is a hard case, being conventionally brave and forthright but also kind of a cutup; his crack about propping up a dead Alan Greenspan à la Weekend at Bernie's was very fin de siècle .) However, to give an appropriate nod to the underdogs, the TR model also speaks well for the chances of Gary Bauer, Orrin Hatch, and Alan Keyes (none of whom has an ironic or decadent bone in his body, as far as Chatterbox can see).

  • I always check out my friendly competitor Tom Tomorrow's This Modern World . And although I don't get to see it as much anymore--the New York Press is very uneven about running it--Carol Lay's "Story Minute" is one of America's unsung gems--sad and ironic.

  • 1 in some ironic or amusing way, "buzz" Nos. 3 and 4 peeling additional layers off the onion of perception, and so on.

  • This raises an ironic prospect.

  • This strikes me as remarkable because, although Dougherty was not a literary person, he managed to combine an ironic analogy and parallelism to come up with a line that could be called pure wit.

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