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
A black fly in your Chardonnay
preach it Alanis you know the true meaning of irony
by MayorMcCheese October 09, 2006
Something, such as a job, purpose, or environment, in a (possibly consistent) situation showing the opposite of its intended function.

A SUV with a bumper sticker that says keep earth green. (Example not created by me.)

This shows irony because SUVs tend to use up a lot of gas, therefore poluting the earth; it is, in essence, the opposite of what the sign said, advising others to keep the earth unpoluted.
"The zookeepers were trapped in the huge gymroom."

The irony is based on the fact zookeepers are the workers of a business thats purpose is to keep animals caged. Now, the people who cause this upon others are now in the same state themselves. This is a more subtle form of irony.
by The Caged Zookeeper November 30, 2011
The term used by English speaking people with a strong latino accent to describe a person's attributes after knee surgery
José can't run no more. He's got a irony.
by dumb gringo September 07, 2012
A word Heartsaflame doesn't understand and uses improperly.
I find this very amusing, and also a bit ironic. Maybe you should go look up irony and post the definition on the forums, so we'll know for sure you understand what it means.
by Alexio777 January 07, 2009
a gay republican catholic boy.
The irony of that boy being gay, republican, and catholic. That isn't a mix you hear of that often.
by jwilliams07 May 20, 2008
#4 at

The purest definition of irony.
"It's a testament to Britney's continuing popularity that hers it the fourth most sought-after pussy shot even though she hasn't flashed hers for the cameras. Panty upskirts aplenty, nipple slips on a regular basis, carefuly crafted almost-nudes like this one, and even a world-class catsuit cameltoe. But apparently she keeps her panties on in public. Must be that proper Southern upbringing."


Better update that page now...
by Kevin Timberlake March 10, 2007

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