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sardonic

sar·don·ic

sardonic

 
 
pronunciation:
sar da nihk
part of speech: adjective
definition: bitterly mocking; derisive; scornful.
Addressing the police detective in a sardonic tone, the suspect said, "You can't prove a thing, and you know it."
synonyms:
derisive, mocking, sarcastic, scornful
similar words:
acerbic, contemptuous, cynical, disdainful, mordant, wry
derivations: sardonically (adv.), sardonicism (n.)