Translation of irony in Spanish:
noun plural -niescountable or uncountable
- the irony of it is that …by an irony of fatelo irónico del asunto es que …that's one of life's little ironiespor ironías del destinohe spoke with heavy/bitter ironyesa es una de las pequeñas ironías de la vidahabló en un tono cargado de ironía/con amarga ironíaExample sentences
- It would be the final irony of this extraordinary affair if the fight were to be cancelled on the grounds that it could be a threat to public order.
- It's at this point I begin to wonder whether Wayne's post is actually satirical, replete with deliberate ironies I completely missed.
- There's plenty of irony in seeing one monopoly accuse another monopoly of restricting users' choices.
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