English to Japanese Meaning :: irony

Irony :
アイロニー, 諷刺, 反語 - アイロニー皮肉アイロニー
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Noun(1) Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs(2) A trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs(3) Sarcasm

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(1) U251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510Don't go overboard with the gratitude,u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb 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 u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510Let Glasgow Flourishu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb 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) U251cu00f6u251cu00e7u252cu00faDon't go overboard with the gratitude,u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00ff 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 ::
(2) irony of fate ::
1. sarcasm ::
2. paradox ::
1. Consideration
2. Deference
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.

Sheldon, do you understand the irony...

Sheldon, do you understand the IRONY...

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 24

is a little meta irony for me.

is a little meta IRONY for me.

Westworld Season 3, Episode 8

He\'s irony impaired. Just move on.

He's IRONY impaired. Just move on.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 4

And no, the irony is not lost on me.

And no, the IRONY is not lost on me.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 22

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

English to Japanese Dictionary: irony

Meaning and definitions of irony, translation in Japanese language for irony with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of irony in Japanese and in English language.

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