ironize
verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1602 transitive verb to make ironic in appearance or effect intransitive verb to use irony ; speak or behave ironically

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  • ironize — (Amer.) i·ro·nize || aɪrÉ™naɪz v. make ironic in nature or in appearance ; use irony; talk or act ironically (also ironise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ironize — ˌnīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: ironic + ize transitive verb : to make ironic : give an appearance or effect of irony to ironizing her account of the meeting intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • ironize — i·ron·ize (īʹrə nīz ) v. i·ron·ized, i·ron·iz·ing, i·ron·iz·es v. tr. To make ironic in effect: The actor ironized his performance of the speech. v. intr. To use irony.   [ironic + ize.] * * * …   Universalium

  • ironize — verb a) To use irony b) To treat something in an ironic fashion …   Wiktionary

  • ironize — iro·nize …   English syllables

  • ironized — ironize (Amer.) i·ro·nize || aɪrÉ™naɪz v. make ironic in nature or in appearance ; use irony; talk or act ironically (also ironise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ironizes — ironize (Amer.) i·ro·nize || aɪrÉ™naɪz v. make ironic in nature or in appearance ; use irony; talk or act ironically (also ironise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ironizing — ironize (Amer.) i·ro·nize || aɪrÉ™naɪz v. make ironic in nature or in appearance ; use irony; talk or act ironically (also ironise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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