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Definition of Irony

Noun: irony  I-ru-nee

  1. Witty language used to convey insults or scorn, esp. saying one thing but implying the opposite
    "irony is wasted on the stupid";
    - sarcasm, satire, caustic remark
     
  2. Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs
    "the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated"
     
  3. A trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs

See also:
ironworks
Iroquoian

Anagrams containing the word irony

inoyr yiron nyiro onyir ronyi