- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||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."
- derisive, mocking, sarcastic, scornful
- similar words:
- acerbic, contemptuous, cynical, disdainful, mordant, wry
||acid, acrid, incisive, quizzical, satirical, vicious
||sardonically (adv.), sardonicism (n.)