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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Use of irony and humor to criticize or make fun of something bad or foolish, mocking, scornful.

Usage examples (5)
  • Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
  • NASCAR Heroes might have gotten the 'sarcastic' vote.
  • Young ladies mildly call him a 'sarcastic' young gentleman, or a 'severe' young gentleman.
  • - when he mocks your name-calling he is being 'sarcastic' for more
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