irony ( ironies plural )
1 n-uncount Irony is a subtle form of humour which involves saying things that you do not mean.
Sinclair examined the closed, clever face for any hint of irony, but found none.
2 n-var If you talk about the irony of a situation, you mean that it is odd or amusing because it involves a contrast.
oft N of/in n
The irony is that many officials in Washington agree in private that their policy is inconsistent...
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 mockery, sarcasm, satire
2 contrariness, incongruity, paradox
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