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Meaning of SARCASTIC

Pronunciation:  sâr'kastik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
 

SARCASTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: barbed, biting, black, grim, mordacious, mordant, nipping, pungent, sardonic, satiric, satirical, saturnine, wry
 
 Antonyms: unsarcastic
 
 See Also: critical, disrespectful

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sar*cas"tic\, Sarcastical \Sar*cas"tic*al\, a.
Expressing, or expressed by, sarcasm; characterized by, or of
the nature of, sarcasm; given to the use of sarcasm; bitterly
satirical; scornfully severe; taunting.

      What a fierce and sarcastic reprehension would this
      have drawn from the friendship of the world! --South.

 

 

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