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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner that is ironically humorous; perversely.

Usage examples (34)
  • `I see,' he commented wryly
  • Adjective, : a wry grin. ,a wry mouth. ,a wry remark
  • Although a formal bid never materialized, some investors may recall wryly that Sir Philip was mooting an offer of
  • Gordon grinned wryly at the emphasis on his title. for more
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