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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Done in a mocking or scornful way that uses unkind humor.

Usage examples (38)
  • You, he said, sarcastically, could benefit from brain surgery.
  • `Ah, now we're getting at the truth,' he interposed sarcastically
  • "Ye see, I have orders," he emphasized the word sarcastically, "from the good captain."
  • To our fearless leaders and I use that term sarcastically: Do you even bother to read our letters? for more
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