Definition of Sarcastic

1. Adjective. Expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds.




Definition of Sarcastic

1. 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.

Definition of Sarcastic

1. Adjective. Containing sarcasm. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a person) Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sarcastic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcastic

sarangis
sarangist
sarangists
sarans
sarape
sarapes
saraphan
saraphans
saraswati
sarc-
sarcase
sarcased
sarcasm
sarcasmous
sarcasms
sarcastic (current term)
sarcastical
sarcastically
sarcastick
sarcel
sarcelle
sarcelled
sarcels
sarcenet
sarcenets
sarcin
sarcina
sarcinae
sarcinas
sarcine

Literary usage of Sarcastic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"She was a spirited woman, and one day, when she had wrought herself into a towering passion, her sarcastic husband said, " Sophia, my love, why don't you ..."

2. The Lancet (1842)
"... and little calculated to relieve the Court of Directors from the sarcastic imputation which ivas cast on them some years ago, that they ventured to try ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"The emperor had now imbibed the spirit of controversy, and the angry sarcastic style of his edicts was designed to inspire his subjects with the hatred ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"office, and able to give free scope to his incomparable power of sarcastic criticism. But, even then, the cloud of suspicion hung heavily over him. ..."

5. The Bookman (1905)
"were disinclined to give credit to the tale and sarcastic allusions to the "Goop Hotel" were made in various newspapers. The accompanying photograph ..."

6. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"She was a spirited woman, and one day, when she had wrought herself into a towering passion, her sarcastic husband said, " Sophia, my love, why don't you ..."

7. The Lancet (1842)
"... and little calculated to relieve the Court of Directors from the sarcastic imputation which ivas cast on them some years ago, that they ventured to try ..."

8. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"The emperor had now imbibed the spirit of controversy, and the angry sarcastic style of his edicts was designed to inspire his subjects with the hatred ..."

9. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"office, and able to give free scope to his incomparable power of sarcastic criticism. But, even then, the cloud of suspicion hung heavily over him. ..."

10. The Bookman (1905)
"were disinclined to give credit to the tale and sarcastic allusions to the "Goop Hotel" were made in various newspapers. The accompanying photograph ..."

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