A difference between what you expect to happen, and what actually happens.
A catholic person saying "I'll believe it when I see it" shows such irony.
by shadowpaladin July 08, 2014
Telling the world you've built an unsinkable ship...only to have it sink on it's maiden voyage.
No example of Irony.
by AgentOfVirtue October 01, 2011
Something that is opposite to the literal meaning.
I cut my finger on a packet of painkillers. Oh the irony.
by Hanargh3800 June 16, 2011
When something is both unexpected and fitting simultaneously. While most definitions simply say irony is something unexpected, no definitions ever state that there's a certain element to irony that catches your eye nine times out of ten.
Irony: When someone creates an organization that fights for the right to die with honor, then kills himself.
by Kwing August 06, 2010
The irony behind Florida and South Carolina is incredible.
by cassandrraa April 10, 2010
If memory serves correctly, something that means the opposite of what it means. Something that would be funny to us.
Downloading a virus scanner that has a virus.
by Wolfboy1988 February 17, 2005
a scathing feminist who raises a son to be a skirt chasing jock who has no regard for feminism.
Bonnie was such a feminazi in college! but look how her son turned out- he is the anti-feminist! talk about irony!
by wench lover November 02, 2011