sarcasm

Part of speech: noun

A keenly ironical or scornful utterance.

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Usage examples "sarcasm":

  1. He tried to talk, but only got monosyllables; he took up a book, and this drew a sarcasm which sent him forth from the room. - "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
  2. " Yes, sir," he replied with sarcasm, " I suppose you'd like to see it neat and new after four hundred years of wear, and if so, I think I can tell you where you can get one to your liking. - "The Virgin of the Sun", H. R. Haggard.
  3. He had no defense against this sarcasm. - "The Fourth R", George Oliver Smith.