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Definition of sarcasm in English Turkish dictionary

  1. iğneleme O bir iğneleme mi? - Is that sarcasm?
  2. iğneleyici ve küçümseyici söz
  3. dokunaklı alay isim
  4. iğne O, iğnelemeyi anlamaz. - He doesn't understand sarcasm.
  5. acı alay
  6. küçümseme
  7. alay
  8. acı söz
  9. (halk ağzı) laf sokma
  10. Tariz
  11. istihza
  12. dokundurma isim
  13. gizli alay
  14. Related Terms
  15. alay ederek : sarcastically
  16. alaycı : sarcastically.
  17. müstehzi bir şekilde : sarcastically
  18. z. alay ederek : sarcastically
English - English

Definition of sarcasm in English English dictionary

  1. A form of humor that is marked by bitter mockery, often using irony, and sometimes conveyed in speech with vocal over-emphasis. With irony, it is insincerely saying something positive which is obviously the opposite of one's intended, cruel meaning. On the other hand it may be a direct taunt where the jibe means exactly what it says
  2. An act of sarcasm
  3. A keen, reproachful expression; a satirical remark uttered with some degree of scorn or contempt; a taunt; a gibe; a cutting jest
  4. A form of humor that is marked by mocking with irony, sometimes conveyed in speech with vocal over-emphasis
  5. A generally bitter comment that is ironically worded However, not all ironic statements are sarcastic Sarcasm is usually a way to mock or ridicule something, while irony isn't
  6. Sarcasm is speech or writing which actually means the opposite of what it seems to say. Sarcasm is usually intended to mock or insult someone. `What a pity,' Graham said with a hint of sarcasm. a way of speaking or writing that involves saying the opposite of what you really mean in order to make an unkind joke or to show that you are annoyed (sarcasme, from , from sarkasmos, from sarkazein , from sarx )
  7. A stinging remark usually containing irony used to wound feelings
  8. witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Johathan Swift
  9. a form of verbal irony in which apparent praise is actually harshly or bitterly critical Close Window
  10. sarcasm is a disease, unless one has a good sense of humor and one gets that sense of humor by playing backgammon therefore backgammon leads to good health
  11. satire, irony, use of caustic or scornful remarks isim
  12. Related Terms
  13. tauntingly, severly, keenly adverb : sarcastically
  14. plural of sarcasm : sarcasms
  15. In a sarcastic manner : sarcastically
  16. in a sarcastic manner; "`Ah, now we're getting at the truth,' he interposed sarcastically" : sarcastically
  17. caustically, derisively, ironically, satirically : sarcastically
  18. in a sarcastic manner; "`Ah, now we're getting at the truth,' he interposed sarcastically : sarcastically
About sarcasm

    Hyphenation

    sar·ca·sm

    How to read

    särkäzım

    Pronunciation

    /ˈsärˌkazəm/ /ˈsɑːrˌkæzəm/

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    Etymology

    [ 'sär-"ka-z&m ] (noun.) 1550. From Late Latin sarcasmus Ancient Greek σαρκασμός (“a sneer”) σαρκάζειν (“gnash the teeth (in anger), literally, to strip off the flesh”) σάρξ (“flesh”).

    Synonyms

    acrimony, aspersion, banter, bitterness, burlesque, causticness, censure, comeback, contempt, corrosiveness, criticism, cut, cynicism, derision, dig, disparagement, facetiousness, flouting, gibe, invective

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