Marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt,
Marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt
sarcastic comments on their failures
she's witty and sarcastic
expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
(sarcastically) in a sarcastic manner; "`Ah, now we're getting at the truth,' he interposed sarcastically"
(sarcasm) witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
Sarcasm is “a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter jibe or taunt.” Some authorities sharply distinguish sarcasm from irony, however others argue that sarcasm may or often does involve irony.
Containing sarcasm; Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm
(sarcasm) A form of humor that is marked by mocking with irony, sometimes conveyed in speech with vocal over-emphasis. ...
(Sarcasm) Bitter or cutting speech; speech intended by its speaker to give pain to the person addressed. Sarcasm usually involves verbal irony; that is, when a speaker means the opposite of her or his spoken statement. ...
(sarcasm) the use of praise to mock someone or something; the use of mockery or verbal irony
(sarcasm) a form of verbal irony in which apparent praise is actually harshly or bitterly critical.
(39. Sarcasm) From the Greek meaning “to tear flesh,” sarcasm involves bitter, caustic language that is meant to hurt or ridicule someone or something. It may use irony as a device, but not all ironic statements are sarcastic (that is, intended to ridicule). ...
(SARCASM) a cutting remark, written or spoken, designed to make fun of, or hurt, its object. Sarcasm often employs irony and may be considered humorous.
(Sarcasm) A form of sneering criticism in which disapproval is often expressed as ironic praise.
(Sarcasm) A form of verbal irony, expressing sneering, personal disapproval in the guise of praise. (Oddly enough, sarcastic remarks are often used between friends, perhaps as a somewhat perverse demonstration of the strength of the bond--only a good friend could say this without hurting the ...
(Sarcasm) A verbal tone in which it is obvious from context that the speaker means the opposite of what he or she says. “Mom, I’d love to see Howard the Duck with you” is probably a phrase you would say sarcastically.
(Sarcasm) Biting humor usually used to demean a point in argument.
(Sarcasm) Dreams are as open to humor as they are to any other part of your personality. Sarcasm is a particularly interesting facet of humor that emphasizes the shortcomings of a person. Consequently, whether you initiate or are the butt of the sarcasm shows something about your place in the dream.
(Sarcasm) The result of listening to insinuendos of pastards
(Sarcasm) The use of bitter, wounding or ironic remarks when speaking or in a literary work.
(Sarcasm) We don’t mention this word a lot, but if you listen to our Catch Word podcasts we use this sense of humour a lot. Sarcasm is a kind of humour. This humour usually works by saying the opposite of what is true, or saying untrue things, sometimes absurd things. ...
(Sarcasm) is a statement or expression that is mean-spirited and intended to hurt or upset the person to whom it is directed or about whom it is said.
(Sarcasm) is one kind of irony; it is praise which is really an insult; sarcasm generally invovles malice, the desire to put someone down, e.g., "This is my brilliant son, who failed out of college."
(Sarcasm) raw and scornful use of apparent approval to express disapproval. Another of London's favorite devices for social commentary.
(a. sarcasm) heavy, mocking verbal irony. Almost never found in literature.
(sarcasm) A type of verbal irony, where one says one thing but means another, often for the purpose of comedy. See irony.
(sarcasm) often used as a synonym for [/irony|irony]], but strictly speaking it refers to dispraising someone by crude and blatant overpraising.