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We found 49 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word irony:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. irony: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. irony, irony: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. irony: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. irony: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. irony: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. irony: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Irony, irony: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. irony: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. irony: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. irony: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. irony: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. irony: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. irony: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. irony: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. irony: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. irony: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Irony (ClariS song), Irony (Wonder Girls song), Irony (disambiguation), Irony (framework), Irony: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Irony: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. irony: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. irony: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. irony: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. irony: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Irony: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. Irony: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. irony: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. irony: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. irony: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. irony: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. irony: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. Irony: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  31. irony: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. irony: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. irony: Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names [home, info]
  3. irony: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  4. Irony: Glossary of English Grammar Terms [home, info]
  5. Irony: Glossary of Rhetorical Terms with Examples [home, info]
  6. irony: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  7. irony: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  8. Irony: Literary Terms [home, info]
  9. IRONY: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. IRONY: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. irony: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Irony: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. irony: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. irony: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. irony, irony: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. irony: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (irony)

noun:  incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs ("The irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated")
noun:  a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs
noun:  witty language used to convey insults or scorn ("Irony is wasted on the stupid")

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Phrases that include irony:   dramatic irony, irony of fate, self irony, concept of irony, grammatic irony, more...

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