Adjective(1) humorously sarcastic or mocking(2) bent to one side
(1) Bursting with frantic energy, wry humour and a multitude of voices, it might be best described as a romantic comedy-thriller, but even this fails to capture its sparkling originality.(2) Elizabeth styled him her pygmy; his enemies delighted in vilifying his " wry neck," "crooked back" and "splay foot," and in Bacon's essay "On Deformity," it was said, "the world takes notice that he paints out his little cousin to the life."(3) Instead, the writers present new twists on parenting with liberal doses of wry humor that even singletons will enjoy.(4) She gave a wry smile at the comment on breakfast.(5) Aliette made a wry face, and turned away disbelieving.(6) He had his arms akimbo and was directing at them a wry gaze of mixed amusement and disgust.(7) And though it slowly got darker and darker outside, the peppy discussion, interspersed with slices of wry humour, just kept going.(8) The two men exchanged questioning glances behind her back as she came out of the garden and closed the gate, then Penniworth gave a shrug and made a wry face of amusement.(9) Despite his virtuosity, Sonny Rollins always managed to express an underlying, wry sense of humor in his playing.(10) ├ö├ç├┐It's funny to have a heartbeat├ö├ç├û he commented, his face twisting into one of wry humor.(11) He pulled a wry face as he swallowed, setting the cup down on the table again.(12) As such, it would make a marvelous companion to Blackboard Jungle as a double feature for the cinema buff with a wry sense of humor.(13) Born in August 31, 1928, he was the 14th of 16 children and always showed a wry sense of humour often referring to his home as the house of sin.(14) ├ö├ç├┐You can only choose from these four Slab pizza flavours,├ö├ç├û the man behind the counter explained with a wry grin.(15) A myriad of emotions plays over his boyish face - wry amusement, disbelief, disgust, and smugness.(16) Robbie Neilson can only offer a wry grin as he admits that the twists and turns in the script and the highs and lows would probably render it all too unbelievable were it pitched to Hollywood.
(1) wry smile :: gwên gam
1. ironic ::
2. unimpressed ::
Different Formswry, wryer, wryest, wryly, wryness
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