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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Example sentences
They mean it sarcastically but their sarcasm is itself ironic.
He sarcastically suggested the best thing was to turn it into an aquarium.
She sarcastically asked if the farm had pigs, which traditionally are used to root out truffles.
Who then laughs sarcastically if its not finished by my deadline.
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