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Found 3 items, similar to irony.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: witty language used to convey insults or scorn; “he used
sarcasm to upset his opponent”; “irony is wasted on the
stupid”; “Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders
do generally discover everybody's face but their
own”--Johathan Swift [syn: sarcasm, satire, caustic remark
2: incongruity between what might be expected and what actually
occurs; “the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she
3: a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected
and what occurs
English → English (gcide)
Irony \I"ron*y\, a. [From Iron.]
1. Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as,
irony chains; irony particles; -- In this sense iron is
the more common term. [R.] --Woodward.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. Resembling iron in taste, hardness, or other physical
Irony \I"ron*y\, n. [L. ironia, Gr. ? dissimulation, fr. ? a
dissembler in speech, fr. ? to speak; perh. akin to E. word:
cf. F. ironie.]
1. Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of
confounding or provoking an antagonist.
2. 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.