Meaning of “sarcasm” in the English Dictionary

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"sarcasm" in British English

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sarcasmnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsɑː.kæz.əm/ us /ˈsɑːr.kæz.əm/

the use of remarks that clearly mean the opposite of what they say, made in order to hurt someone's feelings or to criticize something in a humorous way:

"You have been working hard," he said with heavy sarcasm, as he looked at the empty page.
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(Definition of “sarcasm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sarcasm" in American English

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sarcasmnoun [ 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

(Definition of “sarcasm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)