Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to irony; covertly sarcastic. ironic.

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Usage examples "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 - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.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", 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", Victor Bridges.