n pl , -nies
1 the humorous or mildly sarcastic use of words to imply the opposite of what they normally mean
2 an instance of this, used to draw attention to some incongruity or irrationality
3 incongruity between what is expected to be and what actually is, or a situation or result showing such incongruity
5 (Philosophy) See →
(C16: from Latin ironia, from Greek eironeia, from eiron dissembler, from eirein to speak)
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