quasi-sarcastically

sarcastic

[sahr-kas-tik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by sarcasm: a sarcastic reply.
2.
using or given to the use of sarcasm: to be sarcastic about ambition.
Also, sarcastical.


Origin:
1685–95; sarc(asm) + -astic

sarcastically, adverb
sarcasticness, sarcasticalness, noun
quasi-sarcastic, adjective
quasi-sarcastically, adverb
supersarcastic, adjective
supersarcastically, adverb
unsarcastic, adjective
unsarcastical, adjective
unsarcastically, adverb


2. biting, cutting, mordant, bitter, derisive, ironic, sardonic. See cynical.
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sarcastic (sɑːˈkæstɪk)
 
adj
1.  characterized by sarcasm
2.  given to the use of sarcasm
 
sar'castically
 
adv

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sarcastic
1690s, from sarcasm. Related: Sarcastically.
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