Significado de “ironic” - en el Diccionario Inglés

ironic en inglés

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ironicadjective

uk /aɪˈrɒn.ɪk/ us /aɪˈrɑː.nɪk/ also ironical, uk /aɪˈrɒn.ɪ.kəl/ us /-ˈrɑː.nɪ.kəl/

C2 interesting, strange, or funny because of being very different from what you would usually expect:

[ + that ] It is ironic that although many items are now cheaper to make, fewer people can afford to buy them.

showing that you really mean the opposite of what you are saying:

an ironic comment/reply
ironically
adverb uk /aɪˈrɒn.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /aɪˈrɑː.nɪ.kəl.i/

(Definición de ironic del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

ironic en inglés americano

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ironicadjective

us /ɑɪˈrɑn·ɪk/ also ironical, /ɑɪˈrɑn·ɪ·kəl/

ironic adjective (USING OPPOSITE WORDS)

using words that suggest the opposite of what you intend, usually in order to be humorous:

The play was full of witty, ironic banter.
[ + that clause ] It’s really ironic that I would be asked to write about pets today because just yesterday our dog ran away.

ironic adjective (HAVING OPPOSITE EFFECT)

odd or humorous because something has a different or opposite result from what is expected:

[ + that clause ] It’s really ironic that I would be asked to write about pets today because just yesterday our dog ran away.

(Definición de ironic del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Secondly, this movement is diverse and, as previous speakers have said, we can make ironic comments as to its diversity, as we have done with other social movements.
I am, of course, being ironic.
Calling a treaty that has been rammed down our citizens' throats a dialogue with citizens is, from my point of view, both cynical and ironic.
Is it not ironic that immediately after the raid the officials go to meet the foreign minister and the minister for human rights?
One is that it is necessary for the single market; but is it not rather ironic that, so far as alcohol is concerned, we do not have a single market?
Incidentally, it is ironic that the problem is much less serious for the feedingstuffs of our dogs, cats and other domestic animals.
Is it not ironic that the crisis has occurred and spread in the supposedly most highly regulated part of the financial industry?
Demanding repayment means of course that the state has to get money back from individual firms, and it is rather ironic that the governments should be worried about this.
Isn't it ironic that commentators and observers, who had up until then not attached any importance to the institutional issues, suddenly saw nothing else.
Be that as it may, how ironic is it that the policy does not encourage people to identify with a project that places them at the centre?