sarcasm


sarcasm

noun

Definition of SARCASM

an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings <I know you're not happy, but there's no need to resort to petty sarcasms to make your point>
Synonyms affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slur

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