Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) sarcasm, irony, satire, caustic remark (witty language used to convey insults or scorn) "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
- S: (n) irony (incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs) "the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated"
- S: (n) irony (a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs)