Definition of snark
: an attitude or expression of mocking irreverence and sarcasm … no human endeavor is beyond snark these days, so lots of people enjoy hijacking a corporation's marketing hashtag to mock the company … — Paul McFedries
Recent Examples of snark from the Web
Again, such snark was not always without justification.
It probably only reflects the foolish, stale snark of some poor intern tasked in finding a way to flog the same donors for another $5.
Della’s recurring reveries of her upcoming reality TV stint add an amusingly surreal touch, as the show’s celebrity judge (voiced with suitable British snark by Morrison Keddie) criticizes more than her baking skills.
But in dealing with such weighty and dark themes, the book suffers from an inconsistency in tone—jarring transitions, from virtuosity and snark to heavy handedness and moralizing, make Roy sound unconvincing as a narrator.
Cruz has previously been subject to some fiery Twitter snark.
Twitter lit up with snark about McCain's inquiries.
Platforms like Twitter, beloved by Sasse and Trump alike, thrive on outrage, reduction, and snark.
For all his trademark snark, Ceglowski maintains that his goal is to foster a more conscientious tech industry.
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