from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Expressing or marked by sarcasm.
  • adj. Given to using sarcasm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Containing sarcasm.
  • adj. Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Expressing, or expressed by, sarcasm; characterized by, or of the nature of, sarcasm; given to the use of sarcasm; bitterly satirical; scornfully severe; taunting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by sarcasm; bitterly cutting; scornfully severe; taunting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds


sarc(asm) + -astic, as in enthusiastic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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