From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsarcasticsar‧cas‧tic /sɑːˈkæstɪk $ sɑːr-/ ●○○ adjectiveMAKE FUN OFsaying things that are the opposite of what you mean, in order to make an unkindjoke or to show that you are annoyedWas she being sarcastic?sarcastic remark/comment/questionHe can’t help making sarcastic comments.sarcastic manner/smile/laugh etc‘I thought so, ’ she said with a sarcastic smile. —sarcastically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
sarcastic• She's kind here, not sarcastic.• The funny thing was, she had no idea that I was being sarcastic.• He will be sarcastic and they won't like it.• He was, of course, capable of being sarcastic at their expense.• Fairbrother was shuffling reluctantly out of the stonedoorway as he returned, and Richard greeted him with sarcastic cheerfulness.• His storyprompted a sarcastic question from Fitch, the prosecutingattorney.• The children kept coming out with sarcasticremarks like "Delicious!'' and "This is the best meal we've had in ages!''• A singleinsightfetched a sarcastic round of applause.• He smiled that long, slow, sarcastic smile, but he didn't retaliate.• Her eyes, beautiful and sarcastic, told that she understood exactly what was going on.• "Oh yes, that would be really easy, " she said in a sarcasticvoice.sarcastic manner/smile/laugh etc• He smiled that long, slow, sarcastic smile, but he didn't retaliate.