- a person who uses irony habitually, especially a writer.
Origin of ironist
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Examples from the Web for ironist
He is a spiritual half-brother to Laforgue's Hamlet, shorn of that ironist's humour.Iconoclasts</p>
In his irony there is a disdain which plays about even the ironist himself.A Book of Prefaces
H. L. Mencken
He was the most closely allied with Prosper Mrime, a dilettante and an ironist like himself.
There were two essentially dissimilar writers in him, the romanticist and the ironist.The Book of Masks
Remy de Gourmont