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sarcastic

sar·cas·tic

sarcastic

 
 
pronunciation:
sar kae stihk
part of speech: adjective
definition: using harsh or bitter words that are meant to hurt or make fun of another person.
His sarcastic reply hurt the girl's feelings.
similar words:
acid, dry, mocking, ridiculing
derivation: sarcastically (adv.)