English to Spanish Meaning :: irony

Irony :
ironía
ironía, sarcasmo, sorna - ironíaironíasironía
 
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Noun(1) witty language used to convey insults or scorn(2) incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs(3) a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs

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(1) ÔÇÿDon't go overboard with the gratitude,ÔÇÖ he rejoined with heavy irony(2) It involved the use of that very English form of expression known as irony .(3) You can not express irony or metaphor effectively in ticker-tape speech.(4) Schlegel's Romantic irony was a reaction to the systematic thought of Kant.(5) The irony is that the farming methods causing the drainage will result in their own demise, as they use up the topsoil and render the ground infertile.(6) With deliberate irony , they also echo corporate efforts at conveying information efficiently.(7) The filmmakers used the city's motto ÔÇÿLet Glasgow FlourishÔÇÖ as the film's title with deliberate irony .(8) But the jokes, slang and heavy irony that make up the established banter of the building trade could be heading for extinction.(9) To add irony to injury, his reselection was itself a result of an injury to the captain Jason Robinson.(10) His behaviour is a perfect expression of courtesy and good feeling with a spice of irony in it.(11) A tale of two cities, heavy with irony and laden with symbolism, was played out over the summer.(12) But perhaps the most bitter and disturbing irony is that the best surf tends to arrive during the winter.(13) ÔÇ£Don't go overboard with the gratitude,ÔÇØ he rejoined with heavy irony(14) The second, appended to the first half with humorous irony , was apparently intended to mean what it sounded like.(15) There's plenty of irony in seeing one monopoly accuse another monopoly of restricting users' choices.(16) By this point in the movie, Banek can only laugh with caustic irony at this diatribe.
Related Words
(1) dramatic irony ::
ironía dramática
(2) irony of fate ::
ironía del destino
Synonyms
Noun
1. sarcasm ::
sarcasmo
2. paradox ::
paradoja
Different Forms
ironies, irony
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

is a little meta irony for me.

is a little meta IRONY for me.

Westworld Season 3, Episode 8


That\'s a heaping helping
of irony right there.

That's a heaping helping of IRONY right there.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 15


With cruel irony.

With cruel IRONY.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 2


but now is not the time
to enjoy the irony of that.

but now is not the time to enjoy the IRONY of that.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 23


He\'s irony impaired. Just move on.

He's IRONY impaired. Just move on.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 4


English to Spanish Dictionary: irony

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