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Something directly contradicting the expected outcome or situation.
Oh teh irony when someone is getting a tattoo saying "Pain is just weakness leaving the body" and has to end the session early because it hurts oh oh so much. Baww!
by monoglutamate February 29, 2008
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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
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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
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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
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The process of being beaten to death with an iron for misusing the word 'irony'
A: I heard Bob beat John to death for misusing the word 'irony'.
B: Ah, the irony.
by TrollfaceLawl October 30, 2010
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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
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It means the same thing as the conventional term, but when said in this manner, it is used as a reference to Family Guy: The Movie when Stewie's future self accidentally burns down his apartment with his stress-reducing candles.
(Fireman 1): Hey, did you hear how that guy burned down his apartment? Stress-reducing candles!
(Fireman 2): Ha-ha! I-rony!

(College Student 1): Dude, I stayed up all night getting that paper done, then I wound up sleeping through class.
(College Student 2): I-rony!

(Roommate 1): Hey, I picked up some dinner. What movie do you wanna watch?
(Roommate 2): I was thinking Super Size Me. What food did you get?
(Roommate 1): Uh, I picked up some Mickey Dee's. I was gonna eat while we watched. I got stuff to do.
(Roommate 2): I-rony!
by Lock Down April 12, 2008
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