ironical

[ ahy-ron-i-kuhl ]
/ aɪˈrɒn ɪ kəl /

adjective

pertaining to, of the nature of, exhibiting, or characterized by irony or mockery: an ironical compliment; an ironical smile.
using or prone to irony: an ironical speaker.

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Origin of ironical

First recorded in 1570–80; ironic + -al1

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