wryly


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wry

 (rī)
adj. wri·er (rī′ər), wri·est (rī′ĭst) or wry·er or wry·est
1. Funny in an understated, sarcastic, or ironic way: a wry sense of humor.
2. Temporarily twisted in an expression of distaste or displeasure: made a wry face.
3. Archaic Abnormally twisted or bent to one side; crooked: a wry nose.

[From Middle English wrien, to turn, from Old English wrīgian; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

wry′ly adv.
wry′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.wryly - in a wry manner; "`I see,' he commented wryly"
Translations
بِسُخْرِيَه
ironiskt
kényszeredetten
kaldhæînislega
alay ilemuzip muzip

wryly

[ˈraɪlɪ] ADVirónicamente, con ironía

wryly

advironisch

wryly

[ˈraɪlɪ] advbeffardamente

wry

(rai) adjective
slightly mocking. a wry smile.
ˈwryly adverb
References in classic literature ?
I forbid your speaking to me of that woman," I cried wryly, "unless you can speak pleasantly," and I left him to his fate and went off to look for B .
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Adapted from the novel by Walter Kirn, Up In The Air is a portrait of a loveless man, which elegantly navigates a path between the bleak and the wryly amusing.
Over the course of his two-decade career, Belgian-born Francis Alys has developed a nuanced poetics of labor, largely via low-key, wryly resonant activities: pushing a huge block of ice through his adopted hometown of Mexico City until the cube has completely melted (Paradox of Praxis, 1997); directing five hundred volunteers armed with shovels to shift a great mass of sand four inches (When Faith Moves Mountains, 2002).
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Another 23 points and we should be safe," he said wryly.
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