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Spanish translation of “irony”

irony

noun /ˈaiərəni/ (plural ironies)
a form of deliberate mockery in which one says the opposite of what is obviously true
ironía
His playful sense of irony adds much to his performances as a comedian.
seeming mockery in a situation, words etc
ironía
The irony of the situation was that he stole the money which she had already planned to give him.
ironic /aiˈronik(l)/ /aiˈronikəl/ adjective ( ironical)
irónico
ironically adverb
irónicamente
(Definition of irony from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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