Learner's definition of IRONIC
[more ironic; most ironic]
using words that mean the opposite of what you really think especially in order to be funny
strange or funny because something (such as a situation) is different from what you expected
It's ironic that computers break down so often, since they're meant to save people time.
It is ironic that the robber's car crashed into a police station.
He wrote ironically [=in an ironic way] about his experiences during the war.
Ironically, [=it is ironic that] the robber's car crashed into a police station.