One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounLiterary Criticism Rhetoric
Irony; especially a rhetorical device relying on a discrepancy between what is meant and what is said, typically employed for humorous or emphatic effect.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Miles Coverdale (1488–1569), Bible translator and bishop of Exeter. From classical Latin īrōnīa irony.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.