English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sarcasm /'sɑ:kæzm/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- lời chế nhạo, lời mỉa mai, lời chân biếm; ngôn ngữ mỉa mai châm biếm
- tài chế nhạo, tài mỉa mai châm biếm; sự chế nhạo, sự mỉa mai châm biếm
sarcasms'sɑrkæzəm /'sɑːkThesaurus Dictionary
+witty language used to convey insults or scorn
Advanced English Dictionary
scorn, contumely, derision, ridicule, bitterness, acrimony, acrimoniousness, acerbity, harshness, acridity, acridness, asperity, venom, poison, venomousness, poisonousness, virulence, spite, spitefulness, malice, maliciousness, malevolence, satire, irony, cynicism, disdain:
Kathy was too thick-skinned to appreciate the sarcasm of Tom's cutting commentary on her acting.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[U] a way of using words that are the opposite of what you mean in order to be unpleasant to sb or to make fun of them: 'That will be useful,' she snapped with heavy sarcasm (= she really thought it would not be useful at all). + a hint / touch / trace of sarcasm in his voice
bitter, heavy, withering | gentle, mild | deliberate | thinly-veiled, veiled
edge, hint, note, touch, trace
There was an edge of sarcasm in her voice. He made the remark without a hint of sarcasm.
VERB + SARCASM
be full of, be heavy with, drip
(used about sb's voice)His voice dripped sarcasm.
‘Your skills amaze me,’ she said, with heavy sarcasm.
| ~ in
I detected a touch of sarcasm in his remarks.
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