Synonyms for Irony:
n.context, position, situation, environment, state of affairs, event, conditions, background, circumstance, climate. levity, hilarity, comedy of errors, humour, slapstick. •figure of speech (noun)
imagery, metaphor, contrast, figuration, oxymoron, allusion, ornament, simile, onomatopoeia, alliteration, comparison, sarcasm, parallelism.
sarcasm, satire, caustic remark.
scorn, shame, disgrace, flippancy, taunt, sneering, ridicule, roast, caricature, humiliation, abasement burlesque, denigration, joke, jesting, contempt, irreverence, indignity, deprecation, derision, mockery, insult, fun, travesty.
cynicism, equivocation, contradiction, ambiguity, incongruity, burlesque, innuendo, parody, paradox, mockery, absurdity, repartee, derision, study atwit, black humor, backhanded compliment, humor, double meaning, jibe, taunt, twist, gallows humor, contempt, satire, ridicule, quip, wit.
devaluation, depreciation, belittlement, debasement, underestimation, undervaluation.
cleverness, drollness, quickness, brilliance, ingeniousness, Canniness, trickiness, finesse, humor, facility, sophistry, scurrility, craftiness, deftness, astuteness, comedy, resourcefulness, Cunningness, urbanity, sharpness, intellect, artfulness, foxiness, wit, adroitness, shrewdness, inventiveness, scintillation, Subtleness, slyness, wiliness.
slapstick, gallows humor, levity, comedy of errors. •travesty
•Other relevant words:
burlesque, double meaning, humour, black humor, equivocation, slapstick, quip, contradiction, environment, context, position, jibe, circumstance, climate, background, caustic remark, incongruity, twist, repartee, levity, event, ambiguity, cynicism, situation, absurdity, paradox, hilarity, innuendo, conditions, parody, satire.