The use of irony to mock or convey contempt: she didn’t like the note of sarcasm in his voice
More example sentences
- Watch out for scorn, sarcasm, ridicule and contempt and inappropriate humour.
- There are jokes and smatterings of sarcasm and irony in Register stories but these aren't for you.
- We can only presume that the index does not account for such complex concepts as sarcasm and irony.