Meaning sarcasm
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n. Cutting and reproachful language.
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see irony
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A form of verbal irony, expressing sneering, personal disapproval in the guise of praise. (Oddly enough, sarcastic remarks are often used between friends, perhaps as a somewhat perverse demonstration of the strength of the bond--only a good friend could say this without hurting the other's feelings, or at least without excessively damaging the [..]
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witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a [..]
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sarkazm
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(n) witty language used to convey insults or scorn
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(uncountable) The use of irony (saying the opposite of what is meant) to mock or convey contempt; ''in speech, often accompanied with deliberate signalling of the irony by using overemphasis and a s [..]
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If you have an older brother, then you know—perhaps painfully well—what sarcasm is: It's just when what somebody says is different from what they actually mean. Usually, it's used for a [..]
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Sarcasm is the use of words usually used to either mock/annoy someone, or simply for humorous purposes. Sarcasm may employ ambivalence, although sarcasm is not necessarily ironic. Most noticeable in [..]
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Sarcasm is the use of words usually used to either mock/annoy someone, or simply for humorous purposes. Sarcasm may employ ambivalence, although sarcasm is not necessarily ironic. Most noticeable in [..]
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1570s, sarcasmus, from Late Latin sarcasmus, from late Greek sarkasmos "a sneer, jest, taunt, mockery," from sarkazein "to speak bitterly, sneer," literally "to strip off the [..]
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mocking language.
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Another term for verbal irony--the act of ostensibly saying one thing but meaning another. See further discussion under irony.
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Sarcasm is a form of irony that is widely used in English especially when people are being humorous. Generally the sarcastic speaker or writer means the exact opposite of the word they use, often inte [..]
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Sarcasm is like irony where something is said but something else is meant. It is used, however, to mock, humiliate, hurt or insult. Sarcasm is a figure of speech.
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 See irony.
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A form of verbal irony in which apparent praise is actually criticism. Example: “A modest little person, with much to be modest about.” -Winston Churchill
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