- n.反语; 讽刺，冷嘲; 具有讽刺意味的事; [语]反语法;
- 复数: ironies;
There is a delicious irony in all this.
Sinclair examined the closed, clever face for any hint of irony, but found none.
I glanced at her and saw no hint of irony on her face.
Opposition parties lost no time in stressing the irony of his return to power after being rejected by voters in November.
By a cruel irony, his horse came down on a flat part of the course.
The phrase is loaded with irony.
The irony was that Shawn had not seen her. Nor for that matter had anyone else.
The irony is that many officials in Washington agree in private that their policy is inconsistent.
She said to him with slight irony.
An irony is so quiet and so delicate that many readers never notice it.
His command of irony and invective was said to be very classic and lethal.
She answered pomposity with irony and dominated conversations by her personality and shrewd psychology.
Her coarse irony was as painful as her anguish.
Minetta's voice had a meek irony.
And there is no intentional irony in any of this . Not from Kobe's end.
It is my considered opinion, that irony is insult with a smiling face.
Q: I think all the cynics in here remembered the irony of last year.
The irony of tropical deforestation is that the anticipated economic benefits are usually illusory.
Irony is wasted on the stupid.
There was a whole gap in American history where irony went on holidays.
I sensed a touch of irony in his remarks.
Only Merlin's coming has briefly woken me and there the irony of our exchange.
It also analyzes the pragmatic functions of irony.
Ordinary characters or situations are usually exaggerated far beyond the limits of normal satire or irony.
The other irony is that, broadly speaking, quality is improving ( something that worries the Japanese ).
另一个疑点在于, 广义上看, 质量还是在提高的 ( 日本人为这个事情忧心忡忡 ).
The irony is that this may actually reduce the security of the network.
Is it possible that irony is derived from it?
难道作“讽刺”解释的ironie是从这英文字来的 吗 ?
It explores the settings, dramatic methods and irony that portray the characters personality profoundly.
在该小说中,海明威主要运用了场景手法 、 戏剧手法和嘲弄手法塑造人物的个性.
The irony of these challenges is that each platform has what the other wants.
The irony is that delivering and for twins costs 16 as much as for a singleton.
The irony is that for all the overexcited debate, the net effect of immigration is minimal.
What is the irony about the debate over immigration
1. witty language used to convey insults or scorn;
"he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"
"irony is wasted on the stupid"
"Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Johathan Swift
2. incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs;
"the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated"
3. a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs