Part of speech:
Joking or trying to be jocular, esp. at an inappropriate time
The use of ridicule, sarcasm, irony, etc. to expose, attack, or deride vices, follies, etc.
A method of humorous or subtly sarcastic expression in which the intended meaning of the words is the direct opposite of their usual sense
The act of ridiculing or laughing at someone or something.
The feeling or attitude of one who looks down on somebody or something as being low, mean, or unworthy; scorn
(Archaic) An absurdity
A variety show characterized by broad ribald comedy, dancing, and striptease.
Anything that discredits
The attitudes or beliefs of a cynical person
A denunciatory or abusive expression or discourse:
An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors. An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
The act of slandering or libeling; defaming.
Characterized by improper or wrongful use:
Somewhat acid or sour
Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
Designating or of the curved radial surface, or a plane curve in this surface, formed by the reflection or refraction of rays from a curved solid surface
Given to biting; biting.
Biting, cutting, caustic, or sarcastic
Given to making sardonic remarks:
Of, like, or containing satire
Filled with or showing scorn or contempt
Violently emotional; heated; fiery
Forceful and clear; penetrating:
Capable of causing disease by aggressively interfering with the immune system of the host. Used of a pathogen.
Tending to overwhelm or destroy; devastating:
Sharpness, bitterness, or harshness of temper, words, etc.
The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
Extreme, often indignant, contempt for someone or something; utter disdain
Irony or bitterness, as of tone
witty language used to convey insults or scorn; ; ; --Jonathan Swift
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