Sar·casm n. A keen, reproachful expression; a satirical remark uttered with some degree of scorn or contempt; a taunt; a gibe; a cutting jest.
The sarcasms of those critics who imagine our art to be a matter of inspiration. --Sir J. Reynolds.
Syn: -- Satire; irony; ridicule; taunt; gibe.
n : 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 [syn: irony, satire, caustic