snark

noun \ ˈsnärk \

Definition of snark

informal
: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

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Origin and Etymology of snark

back-formation from snarky


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