of, relating to, or characterized by sarcasm: a sarcastic reply.
using or given to the use of sarcasm: His business failures made him sarcastic about other people's ventures.
- Sometimes sar·cas·ti·cal .
- sar·cas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- sar·cas·tic·ness, sar·cas·ti·cal·ness, noun
- qua·si-sar·cas·tic, adjective
- qua·si-sar·cas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- su·per·sar·cas·tic, adjective
- su·per·sar·cas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- un·sar·cas·tic, adjective
- un·sar·cas·ti·cal, adjective
- un·sar·cas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use sarcastic in a sentence
When company came to Castlewood, he entertained them handsomely, and was of a very pleasant, sarcastical turn.The Virginians | William Makepeace Thackeray
He was dressed remarkably plain; seemed to be turned of fifty; had a careless air, and a sarcastical turn in his countenance.The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves | Tobias Smollett
The squire said something of Government to my aunt Dorothy, with sarcastical emphasis.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete | George Meredith
He accompanied this with so sarcastical a laugh, that Mrs Western could bear no longer.The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling | Henry Fielding
Soon I saw by my wife's face that she was saying something sarcastical.Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete | Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for sarcastic
characterized by sarcasm
given to the use of sarcasm
- sarcastically, adverb
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