Irony

What is Irony ?

Irony is (noun) 1. a way of referring to something where you say the opposite of what you mean Do I detect a note of irony in his letter? 2. a situation when something happens at the wrong moment, as if deliberately planned The irony of it was that the rain finally stopped on the last day of our holiday.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level