English translation of 'व्यंग्य'
mn/vyangya, vyangy, vyngya, vyngy/
1. innuendo variable noun
Innuendo is indirect reference to something rude or unpleasant.
...the innuendo in that article.
2. irony uncountable noun
Irony is a form of humour which involves saying things that you do not mean.
There was no irony in his voice.
3. sarcasm uncountable noun
Sarcasm refers to speech or writing which actually means the opposite of what it seems to say. Sarcasm is usually intended to ridicule or insult someone.
His tone was not unkind but it had an edge of sarcasm on it.
4. satire uncountable noun
Satire is the use of humour to mock or criticize political ideas or the way that people behave.
Politicians are usually an easy target for satire.
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Translation of व्यंग्य from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary