(a.) Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.
(a.) Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.
(n.) Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist.
(n.) A sort of humor, ridicule, or light sarcasm, which adopts a mode of speech the meaning of which is contrary to the literal sense of the words.
(1) And the irony of it is it doesn't interest me at all.
(2) The irony of this type of self-manipulation is that ultimately the child, or adult, finds himself again burdened by impotence, though it is the impotence of guilt rather than that of shame.
(3) The irony is that we have more media than ever before, but less insight.
(4) Richard Aylard, director of sustainability and external affairs for Thames Water, said the firm was aware of the irony that heavy rain had set in after the hosepipe ban was announced.
(5) One of the terrible ironies of the Iraq War is that President Bush used the threat of nuclear terrorism to invade a country that had no active nuclear program.
(6) That he was able to keep his secret treasures here, not in some remote corner of the globe but in the centre of the city that gave birth to the National Socialist movement, is both extraordinary and not short of a certain dark irony.
(7) He is wary of pretension, alive to all shades of irony.
(8) There was a thing at the time that said basically: 'Oh, the working classes obviously don't understand this is irony, so Harry's had to kill him off.'
(9) But the character – compounded of piercing sanity and existential despair, infinite hesitation and impulsive action, self-laceration and observant irony – is so multi-faceted, it is bound to coincide at some point with an actor’s particular gifts.
(10) The irony of her image being exchanged in return for commodities in the future,” she said, “seems to recall the way that actual slaves’ bodies were serving as currencies of exchange.” Larson arrived at a different conclusion about the honor.
(11) In the end, though, practical rethinkers have to get beyond the delights of irony and paradox in which Glasman too often wraps himself.
(12) There is a perverse irony that people who have cracked their iPhones are now being targeted by hackers.
(13) The irony of this is that today, when I was getting all of this horrible antisemitic shit that I’ve only ever seen in Russia, I was reminded that 26 years ago today my family came to the US from Russia.
(14) The irony is an uncomfortable one for policymakers.
(15) Because of our slightly younger average age and city location, we were supposedly one of the "new wave" WIs that had started springing up in the years before – groups that rejected crochet and did more modern activities, often with more than a tinge of irony.
(16) White House officials said that Obama, who was planning to work on the final draft of his speech on his flight from Washington to Oslo, would directly address the issue of the irony of being awarded the peace prize while escalating the war.
(17) Labour's pensions spokesman, Gregg McClymont, said: "The irony is that there are lots of good pension schemes out there that are being undermined by what is going on.
(18) She is being helpful, no doubt about that, but there is an unconscious note of power play – not to mention the sweet irony of my having provoked her into pulling not one but two phones out of her bag within seconds of us sitting down.
(19) "The irony of welcoming to the London 2012 Olympic Games an individual who is alleged to have led an organised and brutal repression of athletes because they peacefully exercised their internationally recognised right to freedom of expression and association during Bahrain's Arab Spring would be a blow to all athletes around the world, and irreconcilable with the UK commitment to human rights and claimed support to peaceful pro-democracy movements," the ECCHR said.
(20) A h, the irony of white people complaining about being interrupted by black people.
(n.) A vessel with a very narrow stern; -- called also pinky.
(v. i.) To wink; to blink.
(a.) Half-shut; winking.
(v. t.) To pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles.
(v. t.) To stab; to pierce as with a sword.
(v. t.) To choose; to cull; to pick out.
(n.) A stab.
(v. t.) A name given to several plants of the caryophyllaceous genus Dianthus, and to their flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant and often double in cultivated varieties. The species are mostly perennial herbs, with opposite linear leaves, and handsome five-petaled flowers with a tubular calyx.
(v. t.) A color resulting from the combination of a pure vivid red with more or less white; -- so called from the common color of the flower.
(v. t.) Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something.
(v. t.) The European minnow; -- so called from the color of its abdomen in summer.
(a.) Resembling the garden pink in color; of the color called pink (see 6th Pink, 2); as, a pink dress; pink ribbons.
(1) Vertical gratings are tinged with green and horizontal gratings with pink.
(2) Today, she wears an elegant salmon-pink blouse with white trousers and a long, pale pink coat.
(3) 7 male and 39 female undergraduates were alternately assigned to rooms painted red or Baker-Miller Pink.
(4) The first-floor lounge is decorated in plush deep pink, with a mix of contemporary and neoclassical decor, and an antique dining table and chandelier.
(5) The animals were exposed for 120 h to continuous pink noise at the intensities 80, 90 and 100 dB SPL.
(6) In this paper, previous literature on the subject is surveyed, and an experimental approach under standardized conditions to allow analysis of possible causes and biological mechanisms of the pink-teeth phenomenon in rats is described.
(7) Pink Monday said it was precisely the reaction it had hoped for.
(8) Positive specimens produce a faint pink deposit which is better visualised by silver enhancement which gives an intense black colour.
(9) The reason fashion magazines have been excited over the M&S coat is because various high-end designers all made pink coats this season.
(10) On other days, she dresses head to toe in bright pink.
(11) Other designs included short ruffle cocktail dresses with velvet parkas slung over the shoulder; blazers made of stringed pearly pink; and gold beading and a lace catsuit.
(12) Results obtained with a high pass filtered pink noise at a 106, 109 and 113 dB SPL on 37-40 week foetuses are given to illustrate this dependency.
(13) Approximately 30% of the C. neoformans strains produced large amounts of the pink (purple after 6 days) pigment in the absence of light whereas 70% of the Cryptococcus neoformans strains, as well as C. laurentii, C. albidus, C. diffluens, and C. albicans also produced the pink pigment with light being required for significant early production (2--6 days).
(14) Quality Street toffee penny yellow is the new pink Breaking news!
(15) The country’s supreme court ruled that Imelda Marcos illegally acquired the items, including diamond-studded tiaras and an extremely rare 25-carat pink diamond.
(16) On the opposite side there are obviously a few people who are full of a lot of hatred.” Jake Johnstone, who was was wearing the pink triangle of the 1980s Act Up movement, said: “Obviously we had the Paris attacks and everyone was shocked by it, but because Orlando was an attack on the LGBT community it feels very personal and a lot of people feel deeply affected by it.
(17) Now Alex Salmond, the SNP’s once and future king has been enjoying fish, chips and pink champagne with the editor of the New Statesman, Jason Cowley .
(18) They claim 13 Labour candidates received visits from Harriet Harman’s “pink bus” but did not declare this in their local returns, with the cost instead included in the national return; that the Lib Dems used an election battlebus to transport activists to constituencies which was not included in the candidates’ returns; and that the SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, “used a helicopter to campaign for SNP candidates in 12 target constituencies – at a cost of £35,000”.
(19) Grace Coddington, Dame Helen Mirren, Laura Mvula, and Karen Elson, in the pink duster coat that proved so popular for M&S.
(20) A group of young men and women calling themselves the Salopards (Bastards) and wearing pink dungarees "to show you can be against gay marriage without being homophobic", was also there to "defend the family".