Example sentences for: irony

How can you use “irony” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The irony is that Soutine seems to have viewed the arrival of the Nazis, at least initially, with a certain equanimity, more cheerful than fatalistic.

  • The irony, though, is that the TV ads for Dreamcast that Sega has run in Japan--where the system was launched last November--really are like nothing you've ever seen before.

  • Chief complaints: Studios prefer cheap irony to real emotion, and young moviegoers don't care about seeing good movies--they prefer mass-market schlock to complex films such as L.A.

  • The best spoonerisms produce an element of humor or irony, as this one does.

  • The irony is that the established company in this case is not some so-called bricks-and-mortar dinosaur, but a Net company!

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