See also: sarcàstic

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /sɑːˈkæstɪk/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /sɑɹˈkæstɪk/
    Rhymes: -æstɪk

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sarcastic (comparative more sarcastic, superlative most sarcastic)

  1. Containing sarcasm.
    a sarcastic quip
    the teacher's sarcastic tone
  2. (of a person) Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm.
    • 1912, Willa Cather, The Bohemian Girl:
      Her eyes slanted a little... and were sometimes full of fiery determination and sometimes dull and opaque. Her expression was never altogether amiable; was often, indeed, distinctly sullen, or, when she was animated, sarcastic.

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Borrowed from French sarcastique.

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sarcastic m or n (feminine singular sarcastică, masculine plural sarcastici, feminine and neuter plural sarcastice)

  1. sarcastic
    Synonym: caustic

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  1. sarcastically

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