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irony1 US English

The expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect

irony2 US English

Of or like iron

irony US Thesaurus

that note of irony in her voice

Socratic irony US English

A pose of ignorance assumed in order to entice others into making statements that can then be challenged

dramatic in irony1 US English

A literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character’s words or actions are clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character