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English noun: sarcasm

1. sarcasm (communication) witty language used to convey insults or scorn


SamplesHe used sarcasm to upset his opponent.
Irony is wasted on the stupid.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.


Synonymscaustic remark, irony, satire


Broader (hypernym)humor, humour, wit, witticism, wittiness


Attributesarcastic, unsarcastic









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