How do you define irony?

In a news story about a woman who traces an obscene caller and then stakes out the phone booth he’s making the call from so she can confront him and have him arrested, the news article ends with the following perfect example of irony:

    Marini has an unlisted phone number and could not be reached for comment yesterday.

Wow.

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