A statement which in itself is self-contradictiory
Irony: When an atheist says he doesn't believe in coincidences.
expeting something normal when there is no such thing
The Definition of IRONY is "Singing and Danceing on a plane to a song that was made famous by a band that died in a plane crash"
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.
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.
An event or statement the contradicts what one would normally predict.
The song "You Are a Pirate" being removed from YouTube for copyright infringement is irony.
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.
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.