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sarcasm

noun [U]  us   /ˈsɑrˌkæz·əm/
literature remarks that mean the opposite of what they say, made to criticize someone or something in a way that is amusing to others but annoying to the person criticized: biting/heavy sarcasm
sarcastic
adjective  us   /sɑrˈkæs·tɪk/
sarcastic comments
Translations of “sarcasm”
in Arabic تَهَكُّم, سُخْرِية…
in Korean 빈정댐…
in Malaysian sindiran…
in French sarcasme…
in Turkish gizli ve ince alay, dokunaklı söz, iğneleme…
in Italian sarcasmo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 諷刺,挖苦,嘲笑…
in Russian сарказм…
in Polish sarkazm…
in Vietnamese lời chế nhạo…
in Spanish sarcasmo…
in Portuguese sarcasmo…
in Thai คำประชด…
in German der Sarkasmus…
in Catalan sarcasme…
in Japanese 皮肉, いやみ…
in Indonesian sindiran kasar, sarkasme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讽刺,挖苦,嘲笑…
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