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Sarcasm appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Two new Easter fools sarcasm-riff at a bar, as a rabat affirms a crass loo frets a ewe nowt.
  • Won’t I beg Dee: "Finks’ sarcasm lifting is a sign it films a crass knife-edge bit now?"
  • To press orgasms, a crass goddess I patted never used a made-sure vendetta… pissed dogs sarcasm’s a grosser pot.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun sarcasm:

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Definition of the noun sarcasm

What does sarcasm mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sarcasms

  1. witty language used to convey insults or scorn

Alternative definition of the noun sarcasm


  1. [uncountable] A form of humor that is marked by mocking with irony, sometimes conveyed in speech with vocal over-emphasis. Insincerely saying something which is the opposite of one's intended meaning, often to emphasize how unbelievable or unlikely it sounds if taken literally, thereby illustrating the obvious nature of one's intended meaning.
  2. [countable] An act of sarcasm.


Sarcasm is a musical group.

  • albums: "Anthology 1987-1994: Crematory", "Revolt", "Igra narave + Crematory", "Something to Believe In", "Divja kri", "Anthology 1997-2004: Igra narave / Divja kri", "Thrash"
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"Sarcasm" a.k.a. "" is a musical album of In This Style.


Sarcasm is "a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt." Sarcasm may employ ambivalence, although sarcasm is not necessarily ironic. "The distinctive quality of sarcasm is present in the spoken word and manifested chiefly by vocal inflections". The sarcastic content of a statement will be dependent upon the context in which it appears.

  • also known as Sarkazam

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sarcasm

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Google previewTexas School Journal (1894)

Sarcasm is the unpardonable sin in a teacher. It is almost unpardonable in any person, at any time, in any place, under any circumstances. "To tear the flesh like a dog" is the real significance of the strong, harsh Greek word, which, by easy ...

Google previewEducational News (1894)

by Albert Newton Raub

Sarcasm is the unpardonable sin in a teacher. It is almost unpardonable in any person, at any time, in any place, under any circumstances. "To tear the flesh like dogs" is the real significance of the strong, harsh Greek words, which by easy and ...

Google previewThe Virginia School Journal (1894)

SARCASM is the unpardonable sin in a teacher. It is almost unpardonable in any person, at any time, in any place, under any circumstances. "To tear the flesh like dogs" is the real significance of the strong, harsh Greek word, which by easy ...

Google previewMastery Mind-Set (2013)

by Craig R. E. Krohn

Sarcasm and Loudmouths Sarcasm is the lowest form ...

Google previewTales from Time-Out (2007)

by Ph. D. Henry J. Roth

example, a tic or stuttering — can be an unconscious response to a stressor, sarcasm is a more conscious response which ridicules those fears that leave the student feeling vulnerable. In short, the humorous tale is a temporary “memorial” ...

Google previewThe Darkening Dream (2011)

by Andy Gavin

Sarcasm is a Williams family trait. In England, two hundred years ago, some ancestor insulted an important lord, and onto ...

Google previewHungry Hill (2007)

A Memoir by Carole O'Malley Gaunt

Sarcasm is the weapon of the weak, according to Sister Patricia Joseph, but ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Language Development (2014)

by Patricia J. Brooks, Vera Kempe

For instance, studies indicate that understanding nonliteral language, such as sarcasm, is linkedto children'stheoryof mind.To assess sarcasm comprehension, children mightbetold about a boy and girlwho are preparingtogoon a picnic.

Google previewRobert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English (2011)

A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with commentary on lexicographers and linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske

sarcasm Confused with satire. Sarcasm is a mocking or caustic remark used to ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Performance and Contemporary Theatre (2016)

by Patrice Pavis

Railery, mockery , sneer, sarcasm, persiflage – these are all additional rungs on the ladder of ...

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American Sign Language; Good Morning,Nation , Generation, Sarcasm

Quotes about Sarcasm

Wasting sarcasm is a sin. (Richard Stevens)
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Scrabble value of S1A1R1C3A1S1M3

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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