adjective, wri·er, wri·est.
Origin of wry
Examples from the Web for wryly
He was friendly, a little nervous, getting over a cold, and wryly funny.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In response to a question about Hostess going out of business, Christie wryly refused to answer.Justin Bieber, Gangnam-Hammer, Carly Rae Jepsen & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|November 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I keep saying, ‘This is just my story,’” Alford says wryly.JFK’s Intern-Mistress Mimi Alford Confesses, ‘I Did Love Him’|Leslie Bennetts|February 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Jennifer wryly notes that “to some extent every little girl sees Daddy as Cary Grant.”
“I never thought two politicians could have such a functional relationship,” says one, wryly.
"And a desire for more trank to keep the mood going," Joe said wryly.Mercenary|Dallas McCord Reynolds
And, not wryly but with undiscouraged faith, they vote away for the Hylans and the Hardings of each recurrent crisis.Nonsenseorship|G. G. Putnam and Others
“Yes, and without many other pleasant things,” said I, wryly and decidedly.The First Violin|Jessie Fothergill
She was, after all, the most competent secretary he'd ever had, and he'd been wryly aware of how helpless he would be without her.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
"On this island you can't get away from the phone," he said wryly.The Lani People|J. F. Bone