Focus on the pronunciation of irony
English definition of “irony”
/ˈɑɪ·rə·ni/, /ˈɑɪ·ər·ni/ n [C/U]
› a type of usually humorous expression in which you say the opposite of what you intend: [U] He had a powerful sense of irony, and you could never be absolutely sure when he was serious. › Irony is also something that has a different or opposite result from what is expected: [C] It is one of the ironies of life that by the time you have earned enough money for the things you always wanted, you no longer have the energy to enjoy them. › literature Irony is a style of writing in which there is a noticeable, often humorous, difference between what is said and the intended meaning.