Sarcastic synonyms

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The definition of cynical is having a belief that people only do things to serve their own needs.
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Characterized by coarse humor or bold caricature.
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Slyly malicious or derisive
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Easily provoked to outbursts of anger; irritable.
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Sharp and disagreeable; harsh; severe; piercing
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Naggingly critical or complaining.
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Deserving or provoking derision or ridicule.
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Full of or due to unwarranted pride and self-importance; overbearing; haughty
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Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
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Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit
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Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
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Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly
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That can burn, eat away, or destroy tissue by chemical action; corrosive
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Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.
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Of, like, or containing satire
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Disdainfully or humorously sneering or sarcastic
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Similar to sauce; having the consistency or texture of sauce.
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Alternative spelling of Hudibrastic.
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Eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, hanging, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as the corrosive action of an acid.
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(Archaic) Characterized by indecent or abusive language; coarse; vulgar
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Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
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The definition of grim is something that is so unpleasant it pushes you away.
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The definition of ironic is something that is exactly the opposite of what is meant or expected to happen.
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Filled with or showing scorn or contempt
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The definition of disrespectful is someone or something that shows a lack of deference, courtesy or respect.
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Growling, having a snarl.
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Fond of catching others in mistakes; quick to find fault; quibbling; carping
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Wounding the feelings; sarcastic
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit.
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Incisive and trenchant:
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Sudden and shrill:
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Not sarcastic.
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Suggesting puzzlement; questioning.
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(Archaic) Scurrilous.
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Not believing; doubting; skeptical; incredulous
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Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
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The definition of brusque is being abrupt in speech or how you act with someone.
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Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
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Unpleasantly sharp or rough
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Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
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(Archaic, literary) Rudely contemptuous; showing contumely; insolent or disdainful.
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Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit
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Of or pertaining to satire.
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Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
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Disappointed; experiencing disillusionment; having lost one's illusions.
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Showing contempt; expressing disdain; showing a lack of respect.
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Very hot.
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The definition of pert is something that is bold and stylish with a little attitude, or lively and stimulating.
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Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit
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Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit
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Synonym Study

  • Caustic implies a cutting, biting, or stinging wit or sarcasm a caustic tongue
  • Sardonic implies sneering or mocking bitterness in a person, or, more often, in his expression, remarks, etc. a sardonic smile
  • Ironic , or ironical , applies to a humorous or sarcastic form of expression in which the intended meaning of what is said is directly opposite to the usual sense ""My, you're early'' was his ironic taunt to the latecomer
  • Satirical , or ?satiric, implies as its purpose the exposing or attacking of the vices, follies, stupidities, etc. of others and connotes the use of ridicule, sarcasm, etc. Swift's satirical comments
  • Sarcastic implies intent to hurt by taunting with mocking ridicule, veiled sneers, etc. a sarcastic reminder that work begins at 9:00 A.M.
Find another word for sarcastic. In this page you can discover 71 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sarcastic, like: mocking, cynical, nice, rabelaisian, snide, irascible, bitter, carping, condescending, derisive and arrogant.