• (British) IPA: /sɑːˈkæstik/
  • (America) IPA: /sɑɹˈkæstik/


  1. Containing sarcasm.
    a sarcastic quip; the teacher's sarcastic tone
  2. (of a person) Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm.
    • 1912, Willa Cather, The Bohemian Girl
      Her eyes slanted a little... and were sometimes full of fiery determination and sometimes dull and opaque. Her expression was never altogether amiable; was often, indeed, distinctly sullen, or, when she was animated, sarcastic.
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