noun \ˈsnärk\

Definition of snark


  1. :  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>

Origin and Etymology of snark

back-formation from snarky

First Known Use: 1999

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up snark? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).