ironize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

irony +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

ironize (third-person singular simple present ironizes, present participle ironizing, simple past and past participle ironized)

  1. (intransitive) To use irony
  2. (transitive) To treat something in an ironic fashion
    • 2007 December 30, Lee Siegel, “The Blush of the New”, New York Times:
      His novels mocked and maligned the French middle class, ironizing it into oblivion.

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