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Irony meaning

irony - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.
  2. 2. Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.
  3. 3. Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist.
  4. 4. A sort of humor, ridicule, or light sarcasm, which adopts a mode of speech the meaning of which is contrary to the literal sense of the words.
  5. 5. Mode of speech intended to convey a meaning opposite to what is expressed; covert satire.

irony - examples of usage

  1. The irony was, she'd been thinking about him some lately, as part of taking stock of her life. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
  2. How strange the irony that hides us from ourselves! - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  3. He said with inner irony: " I'm disappointed in Fran. - "Long Ago, Far Away", William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.
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