Definition of 'sarcasm'
Example sentences containing 'sarcasm'
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You all have irony and sarcasm and subtle ways to be indirect about what you think. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Do you think her use of sarcasm is effective? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The eldest has a fantastically advanced sense of humour, sarcasm and irony. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No one can possibly come close to him for entertainment, humour or wonderful sarcasm. The Sun (2008)The sarcasm was so heavy, his chair almost collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some teachers often praise the pupils' efforts and some use ridicule and sarcasm. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)Where's the humour and sarcasm? The Sun (2008)I check for irony or sarcasm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then I used sarcasm as a tool against these unfair attacks, but it just made him more aggressive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'sarcasm'
Used Occasionally. sarcasm is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'sarcasm'
British English: sarcasm NOUN
If you say something with sarcasm, you say the opposite of what you really mean in order to be rude to someone.
What a pity,' he said with a hint of sarcasm.
Definition of sarcasm from the Collins English Dictionary
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