1. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
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How To Use ironist In A Sentence

  • And as befits an ironist like Austen, this book is less a “guide to good manners” than a literary companion disguised as Regency self-help manual. 2009 July 19 « One-Minute Book Reviews
  • What an irony that our supreme ironist has been so badly misunderstood and misrepresented. Times, Sunday Times
  • Lucas definitely falls into the category of ironist, but this time the ironist edges toward seeking, indicating, perhaps, Stone's desire to reconcile the two modes.
  • And, after what feels like a somewhat dutiful slog through Juvenal, Swift, and Pope, you would expect Denby at least to be aware of the limitations imposed by the shriveled range of cultural reference within which the contemporary media "ironist" must operate. Undefined
  • This is the manifesto of an ironist, balanced between two poles but committing to neither, and Justice is perhaps best described as an ironist of nostalgia.
  • Mr. Pitt couples a star presence—there's a singular there there whenever the A's general manager is in camera range—to a beautifully measured ensemble performance that makes Billy a minimalist ironist, tossing off funny remarks with an abandon that almost conceals his deep anger, pain or self-doubt. 'Moneyball': Stars, Stats and Perfect Pitch
  • Such ironists have doubts about the truth of any final vocabulary, and realize that others have different ones; they don't see their vocabulary as closer to reality than other people's.
  • Otherwise, this is a surprisingly inconsistent disc from one of the genre's most dependable innovators and most stylish ironists.
  • Is Boetticher a humanist with a rude existential ethic forged on the American frontier, a macho psychotic whose films always end with bodies piled up like kindling, a sophisticated ironist?
  • Oh you secretive ironist, was that perhaps your—irony?
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