in a Sentence
Definition of Irony
a form of humor in which you use words to express the opposite of what the words really mean
Examples of Irony in a sentence
Because I could not detect any irony in Jason’s tone, I knew he was serious.
The writer often used irony to make his readers laugh.
Not everyone gets the irony of Adam’s jokes.
The irony of the situation is that Amy died right after she killed her husband for his insurance money.
By having his main character behave in the opposite manner of a normal man, the playwright gave a great example of irony.
I told my daughter that defining her bad behavior as a form of irony was not going to get her out of trouble.
If you want me to understand the irony in your joke, you will have to explain it to me.
The irony was the entire arrest could have been avoided if Julie had simply paid the ten dollar fine.
She was too young to appreciate the irony in the adult joke.
In an irony of war, the soldiers destroyed the country they were supposed to save.
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