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sarcasticadjective

uk   /sɑːˈkæs.tɪk/  us   /sɑːrˈkæs.tɪk/ (UK informal sarky)
C2 using ​sarcasm: a sarcastic comment/​remark Are you being sarcastic?
sarcastically
adverb uk   /sɑːˈkæs.tɪ.kəl.i/  us   /sɑːrˈkæs.tɪ.kəl.i/
"Thanks so much for ​yourhelp," Tim said sarcastically.
(Definition of sarcastic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sarcastic”
in Arabic مُتَهَكِّم, ساخِر…
in Korean 비꼬는…
in Portuguese sarcástico…
in Catalan sarcàstic…
in Japanese いやみな, 皮肉っぽい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讽刺的,嘲笑的,挖苦的…
in Turkish alaycı, alay eden, iğneleyici…
in Russian саркастический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 諷刺的,嘲笑的,挖苦的…
in Italian sarcastico…
in Polish sarkastyczny…
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