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ironic

i·ron·ic

ironic

 
pronunciation:
aI ra nihk
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being, showing, pertaining to, or marked by irony.
"The Prison that is Freedom" is an ironic title.
definition 2: using, or inclined to use, irony.
an ironic commentator
similar words:
satirical
derivations: ironical (adj.), ironically (adv.), ironicalness (n.)