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ironmonger (chiefly British) a merchant who sells household tools, equipment, and other hardware.
ironmonger's (chiefly British) a shop where household tools, equipment, and other hardware items are sold; hardware store.
iron out to clear up or smooth out (difficulties, conflicts, or the like).
iron pyrites pyrite; fool's gold.
irons in the fire projects or undertakings.
ironstone any of several iron ores containing impurities of silica and clay. [2 definitions]
ironware pots, utensils, and other small articles made of iron.
ironweed any of a group of plants with a hard stem and clusters of small, purplish flowers.
ironwood any of various trees, such as the hornbeam, that have very hard, heavy wood. [2 definitions]
ironwork articles or constructions decorated with or made wholly or partly of iron, as stair railings or garden furniture.
ironworks (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a foundry in which iron is smelted, cast, and wrought into heavy iron goods.
irony a manner of using language so that it conveys a different or opposite meaning to that which is literally expressed in the words themselves. Irony is often used as a literary technique, especially to produce humor or pathos. [3 definitions]
Iroquoian a family of languages spoken by the Iroquois tribes. [3 definitions]
Iroquois a member of an American Indian confederacy of New York State that includes the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, and Tuscarora tribes. [3 definitions]
irradiate to expose to radiation, esp. as a medical treatment. [3 definitions]
irradiation emission of electromagnetic radiation, or the state of being exposed to such radiation. [2 definitions]
irrational lacking in reason, sense, or judgment. [3 definitions]
irreclaimable impossible to reclaim, redeem, or reform.
irreconcilable not capable of being brought into harmony or agreement; incompatible. [2 definitions]
irrecoverable not capable of being recovered or regained; irretrievable. [2 definitions]
irredeemable not capable of being bought back or paid off; not redeemable. [3 definitions]