Definition of sarcasm in English:

sarcasm

Line breaks: sar|casm
Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːkaz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

mid 16th century: from French sarcasme, or via late Latin from late Greek sarkasmos, from Greek sarkazein 'tear flesh', in late Greek 'gnash the teeth, speak bitterly' (from sarx, sark- 'flesh').

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