2. Verb. (transitive) To treat something in an ironic fashion ¹
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Definition of Ironize
1. to mix with nutritional iron [v -NIZED, -NIZING, -NIZES]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironize
Literary usage of Ironize
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1905)
"... PILLS ironize the blood, feed the nerves and brain, tone the stomach, aid digestion and give restful sleep. Especially indicated in Nervousness and ..."
2. Fifty Years in Oregon: Experiences, Observations, and Commentaries Upon Men by Theodore Thurston Geer (1912)
"It were well if we all followed the sage advice of an old woman who observed this fact: "People should never ironize!" At La Grande Davenport had referred ..."
3. Droog Design: Spirit of the Nineties by Renny Ramakers, Gijs Bakker (1998)
"He does not trivialize, nor does he ironize, alienate or exaggerate. All that is accentuated is the beauty of the bottle, or the wooden coatrack with metal ..."
4. Behind the Scenes with the Kaiser (1888-1892): The True Story of the Kaiser by Henry William Fischer (1922)
"... and I allow no one to ironize me,' " she said afterward. The Kaiser shrugged disdainfully. " If it is necessary to clothe my guests as well as to feed ..."