Definition of Ironist

1. Noun. A humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm.

Exact synonyms: Ridiculer, Satirist
Generic synonyms: Humorist, Humourist
Specialized synonyms: Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Juvenal, Francois Rabelais, Rabelais, Dean Swift, Jonathan Swift, Swift
Derivative terms: Irony, Ridicule, Satire



Definition of Ironist

1. n. One who uses irony.

Definition of Ironist

1. Noun. Someone who uses irony in humor. ¹

2. Noun. (philosophy) A supporter of ironism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ironist

1. one who uses irony [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironist

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ironist (current term)
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Literary usage of Ironist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Atheism in Philosophy, and Other Essays by Frederic Henry Hedge (1884)
"The ironist speaks sometimes in the spirit of one party, and sometimes of the ... The ironist is not an eloquent man. Eloquence supposes earnest advocacy ..."

2. The Book of Masks by Remy de Gourmont (1921)
"... the romanticist and the ironist. The romanticist was the first to come to birth and the last to die: Elen and ... Villiers, the ironist, author of ..."

3. William Makepeace Thackeray by Charles Whibley (1903)
"When the ironist was disposed to take a large view, the moralist interrupted his vision, and the moralist was so tight bound to the superstitions of his age ..."

4. Rudyard Kipling: An Attempt at Appreciation by G. F. Monkshood (1899)
"Still, let it be remembered that Rudyard Kipling is, first and last and all the time, an ironist—a great ironist. As for his pathos, it is always as obvious ..."

5. Atheism in Philosophy, and Other Essays by Frederic Henry Hedge (1884)
"The ironist speaks sometimes in the spirit of one party, and sometimes of the ... The ironist is not an eloquent man. Eloquence supposes earnest advocacy ..."

6. The Book of Masks by Remy de Gourmont (1921)
"... the romanticist and the ironist. The romanticist was the first to come to birth and the last to die: Elen and ... Villiers, the ironist, author of ..."

7. William Makepeace Thackeray by Charles Whibley (1903)
"When the ironist was disposed to take a large view, the moralist interrupted his vision, and the moralist was so tight bound to the superstitions of his age ..."

8. Rudyard Kipling: An Attempt at Appreciation by G. F. Monkshood (1899)
"Still, let it be remembered that Rudyard Kipling is, first and last and all the time, an ironist—a great ironist. As for his pathos, it is always as obvious ..."

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