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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (incongruous event)
a. irony
El electricista regresó a su casa y no había luz. Qué ironía.The electrician came back to his house and the power had gone out. Oh, the irony.
2. (sarcasm)
a. irony
"Sacar la basura es muy emocionante," dijo el chico con ironía."Taking out the trash is so exciting," said the boy with irony.
3. (literature)
a. irony
Aprecio el uso de la ironía que hace el autor, pero el libro me pareció algo aburrido.I appreciate the author's use of irony, but I found the book a bit boring.
4. (comment)
a. sarcastic remark
Basta de burlas e ironías. Habla en serio de una vez por todas.Enough with the jibes and sarcastic remarks. Speak seriously once and for all.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. irony
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1 (gen) irony
con ironía ironically; (con burla) sarcastically
2 (comentario) sarcastic remark
El interrogador insistio en sus ironías
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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