Definition of Irrisory

1. mocking [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irrisory

irrigatable
irrigate
irrigated
irrigates
irrigating
irrigation
irrigation ditch
irrigational
irrigations
irrigator
irrigators
irriguous
irrisible
irrision
irrisions
irrisory (current term)
irritabilities
irritability
irritable
irritable bowel disease
irritable bowel syndrome
irritable breast
irritable colon
irritable heart
irritable mood
irritableness
irritablenesses
irritably
irritainment
irritancies

Literary usage of Irrisory

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1. Classical (imaginary) Conversations: Greek, Roman, Modern by Walter Savage Landor, Graeme Mercer Adam (1901)
"... and I wish that, even there, you had been less irrisory, less of a pleader; that you had been, in dispassionate urbanity, his follower. ..."

2. Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen by Walter Savage Landor (1826)
"... your dialogues : and I wish that, even there, you had been rather less irrisory, less of a pleader, and had been in dispassionate urbanity his follower. ..."

3. Classical (imaginary) Conversations: Greek, Roman, Modern by Walter Savage Landor, Graeme Mercer Adam (1901)
"... and I wish that, even there, you had been less irrisory, less of a pleader; that you had been, in dispassionate urbanity, his follower. ..."

4. Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen by Walter Savage Landor (1826)
"... your dialogues : and I wish that, even there, you had been rather less irrisory, less of a pleader, and had been in dispassionate urbanity his follower. ..."

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