Irony synonyms

ī'rə-nē, ī'ər-
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A counterintuitive conclusion or outcome. usage syn.
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A personal inclination or eccentricity; a penchant or flaw:
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(Uncountable) The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. [First attested in the early 16th century.]
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The act of using words, gestures, images, or other products of expression to evoke laughter or contemptuous feelings regarding a person or thing:
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The definition of banter is a playful conversation.
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(Uncountable) A subgenre of comedy and satire that deals with subjects that are believed to be serious or volatile, such as death, divorce, drug abuse, etc.
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The definition of ambiguity is a word or sentence that is not clear about the intention or meaning.
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(Idiomatic) An insult disguised as a compliment; a compliment which can be interpreted as an insult.
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The situation in which a word or phrase has two different, often opposite, meanings
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A form of wit characterized by the use of such remarks:
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A person who tells funny anecdotes or jokes; someone witty.
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The definition of humor is the quality of being funny, or something that makes people laugh, or one of the four bodily fluids.
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An instance of bantering or teasing.
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Mockery is ridicule or jokes at someone's expense, or imitating something in order to be funny, or a disappointing action.
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The definition of burlesque refers to a performance or farce that depends on exaggeration or to comedy that depends upon exaggeration for its humor.
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Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
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Something curious or odd
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The definition of derision is a feeling of deep hatred.
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A facetious or insulting remark, a jeer or taunt.
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The definition of a taunt is a cruel or teasing remark.
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A cynical remark, idea, or action
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Humorous treatment of a grave or dire situation.
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A conversation marked by a series of witty retorts.
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A condition in which things tend to be contrary to each other; inconsistency; discrepancy
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(Logic) A logical fallacy resulting from the use of multiple meanings of a single expression.
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The definition of an innuendo is a subtle, insulting comment or gesture.
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The use of words or phrases in a sense opposite to the usual one, as for ironic effect
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The use of ridicule, sarcasm, irony, etc. to expose, attack, or deride vices, follies, etc.
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Courteous regard or respect
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The tendency to consider others.
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The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense.
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An occurrence, result, or circumstance notable for such incongruity:
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witty language used to convey insults or scorn; ; ; --Jonathan Swift
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Find another word for irony. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for irony, like: paradox, twist, absurdity, ridicule, banter, black-humor, ambiguity, backhanded-compliment, double-meaning, sarcasm and wit.