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sarcasm

Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːrkæzəm; ˈsɑːkæzəm/

Translation of sarcasm in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable sarcasmo (masculine) wonderful, he said, with heavy sarcasm —qué maravilla —dijo con gran sarcasmo or sorna 1.2 countable/numerable (remark) sarcasmo (masculine)
    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.

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