5 letter words starting with ir

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Definition of irate

irate (adjective)

  1. Extremely angry; wrathful; enraged.

Definition of iroko

iroko (noun)

  1. A hardwood obtained from several African trees of the genus Chlorophora.
  2. The tree itself.

Definition of irons

irons (noun)

  1. A common, inexpensive metal, silvery grey when untarnished, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel.
  2. A metallic chemical element having atomic number 26 and symbol Fe.
  3. Any material, not a steel, predominantly made of elemental iron.
  4. A tool or appliance made of metal, which is heated and then used to transfer heat to something else; most often a thick piece of metal fitted with a handle and having a flat, roughly triangular bottom, which is heated and used to press wrinkles from clothing, and now usually containing an electrical heating apparatus.
  5. (usually plural, irons) Shackles.
  6. A firearm, either a long gun or a handgun.
  7. A dark shade of the colour/color silver.
  8. (shortened from iron hoof, rhyming with poof; countable) A male homosexual.
  9. A golf club used for middle-distance shots.
  10. Used as a symbol of great strength or toughness, or to signify a very strong or tough material.
  11. Weight used as resistance for the purpose of strength training.
  12. A safety curtain in a theatre.
  13. Dumb bombs, those without guidance systems.

irons (verb)

  1. To pass an iron over (clothing or some other item made of cloth) in order to remove creases.
  2. To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.
  3. To furnish or arm with iron.

irons (noun)

  1. Shackles
  2. A lack of forward motion.
  3. The stirrups.

Definition of irony

irony (noun)

  1. A statement that, when taken in context, may actually mean something different from, or the opposite of, what is written literally; the use of words expressing something other than their literal intention, often in a humorous context.
  2. Dramatic irony: a theatrical effect in which the meaning of a situation, or some incongruity in the plot, is understood by the audience, but not by the characters in the play.
  3. Ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist; Socratic irony.
  4. The state of two usually unrelated entities, parties, actions, etc. being related through a common connection in an uncommon way.
  5. Contradiction between circumstances and expectations; condition contrary to what might be expected.

irony (adjective)

  1. Of or pertaining to the metal iron.