What does the word ironical mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to irony; covertly sarcastic. ironic.

Usage examples for ironical

  1. We exchanged the usual compliments of polite society, to which she added some good- natured though ironical remarks on my two young friends. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Tom caught a furtive exchange of fleeting and ironical glances between the case- keeper and the dealer, but thought little of it. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  3. He made an unpleasant sound in his throat, which I think he intended for an ironical laugh. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
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