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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Usage examples (34)
  • The speaker obviously had a wry sense of humor.
  • A wry neck
  • Agency, The Sunday Philosophy Club abounds in wry humor and sharp observations of human nature.
  • But he could also be hilariously funny; recall his wry, brief turns in for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds lie wry which means ironic, is rye which is a cereal grain.
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