sarcastic

  • 1 sarcastic — SARCÁSTIC, Ă, sarcastici, ce, adj. (Adesea adverbial) Plin de sarcasm, batjocoritor, caustic, usturător. – Din fr. sarcastique. Trimis de andreeadima, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SARCÁSTIC adj. 1. satiric, (livr.) acrimonios, (înv.) satiricesc,… …

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  • 2 sarcastic — sarcastic, *satiric, ironic, sardonic can mean having or manifesting bitterness and power to cut or sting. A person, a mood, a remark, or an expression is sarcastic when he or it manifests an intent to inflict pain by deriding, taunting, or… …

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  • 3 sarcastic — [sär kas′tik] adj. 1. of, having the nature of, or characterized by sarcasm; sneering, caustic, cutting, etc. 2. using, or fond of using, sarcasm sarcastically adv. SYN. SARCASTIC implies intent to hurt by taunting with mocking ridicule, veiled… …

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  • 4 Sarcastic — Sar*cas tic, Sarcastical Sar*cas tic*al, 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. [1913 Webster] What a fierce and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 sarcastic — index bitter (reproachful), cynical, incisive, insolent, ironic, offensive (offending), trenchant …

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  • 6 sarcastic — 1690s, from SARCASM (Cf. sarcasm). Related: Sarcastically …

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  • 7 sarcastic — [adj] nasty, mocking in speech acerb, acerbic, acid, acrimonious, arrogant, austere, backhanded, biting, bitter, brusque, captious, carping, caustic, chaffing, contemptuous, contumelious, corrosive, cussed*, cutting, cynical, derisive,… …

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  • 8 sarcastic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt. DERIVATIVES sarcastically adverb …

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  • 9 sarcastic — 01. I don t really like talking to him. He s always so [sarcastic]. 02. I get annoyed with people who are [sarcastic] because I never know if they are telling the truth. 03. How kind of you! she said [sarcastically] when he let the door slam in… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 10 sarcastic — adjective Date: 1695 1. having the character of sarcasm < sarcastic criticism > 2. given to the use of sarcasm ; caustic < a sarcastic critic > • sarcastically adverb Synonyms: sarcastic, satiric …

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  • 11 sarcastic — sar|cas|tic [sa:ˈkæstık US sa:r ] adj saying things that are the opposite of what you mean, in order to make an unkind joke or to show that you are annoyed ▪ Was she being sarcastic? sarcastic remark/comment/question ▪ He can t help making… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 sarcastic — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, get ▪ sound ADVERB ▪ extremely, rather, very …

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  • 13 sarcastic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. scornful, contemptuous, withering, cynical, satiric, ironical, sardonic. See ridicule, disrespect. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. scornful, mocking, ironical, snide, satirical, taunting, severe,… …

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  • 14 sarcastic — sarcastically, adv. sarcasticness, sarcasticalness, n. /sahr kas tik/, adj. 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. [1685… …

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  • 15 sarcastic — sar|cas|tic [ sar kæstık ] adjective using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger: Alan can be very sarcastic. She made some sarcastic comment about my clothes. ╾ sar|cast|ic|al|ly [ sar kæstıkli ] adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 sarcastic — [[t]sɑː(r)kæ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is sarcastic says or does the opposite of what they really mean in order to mock or insult someone. She poked fun at people s shortcomings with sarcastic remarks. Derived words: sarcastically… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 sarcastic — UK [sɑː(r)ˈkæstɪk] / US [sɑrˈkæstɪk] adjective using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger Alan can be very sarcastic. She made some sarcastic comment about my clothes. Derived word: sarcastically UK [sɑː(r)ˈkæstɪklɪ] / US [sɑrˈkæstɪklɪ]… …

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  • 18 sarcastic — adjective saying things that are the opposite of what you mean in order to make an unkind joke or to show that you are annoyed: a sarcastic remark sarcastically / kli/ adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 sarcastic — adjective I ve had enough of your sarcastic comments Syn: sardonic, ironic, ironical; derisive, snide, scornful, contemptuous, mocking, sneering, jeering; caustic, scathing, trenchant, cutting, biting, sharp, acerbic; informal smart alecky …

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  • 20 sarcastic — sar•cas•tic [[t]sɑrˈkæs tɪk[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or characterized by sarcasm: a sarcastic reply[/ex] 2) using or given to the use of sarcasm • Etymology: 1685–95 sar•cas′ti•cal•ly, adv. syn: See cynical …

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