coincidental; unexpected: It was ironic that I was seated next to my ex-husband at the dinner.
- non·i·ron·ic, adjective
- sem·i-i·ron·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ironic
of, characterized by, or using irony
- ironicalness, noun
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