how to pronounce oxymoron

ɑːksmɔːɹən

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“… a happy leftist is an oxymoron there …”

meanings of oxymoron

noun:

  1. A contradiction in terms.
  2. A figure of speech in which two words or phrases with opposing meanings are used together intentionally for effect.