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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sarcastically, sardonicallyadverb

    in a sarcastic manner

    "`Ah, now we're getting at the truth,' he interposed sarcastically"


  1. sarcasticallyadverb

    In a sarcastic manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sarcasticallyadverb

    Tauntingly; severely.

    Etymology: from sarcastick.

    He asked a lady playing with a lap-dog, whether the women of that country used to have any children or no; thereby sarcastically reproaching them for misplacing that affection upon brutes, which could only become a mother to her child. South.


  1. sarcastically

    Sarcasm is the caustic use of words, often in a humorous way, to mock someone or something. Sarcasm may employ ambivalence, although it is not necessarily ironic. Most noticeable in spoken word, sarcasm is mainly distinguished by the inflection with which it is spoken or, with an undercurrent of irony, by the extreme disproportion of the comment to the situation, and is largely context-dependent.


  1. sarcastically

    Sarcastically refers to speaking or expressing oneself in a manner that involves mocking, ironic, or contemptuous language or tone, often to convey scorn, criticism or disdain. This is typically expressed by saying something opposite to what is actually meant, usually with the intent to humor or ridicule.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sarcasticallyadverb

    in a sarcastic manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sarcastically in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sarcastically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sarcastically in a Sentence

  1. Max McGee:

    Once when the Packers had lost a game, a team meeting was held and Lombardi walked out with a football in his hand, and didn't say a word, simply scowling for five minutes, finally saying, sarcastically, "this, gentlemen, is a football!" From the back of the room came the voice of Max Magee, "could you take it a little slower, coach?" They said even Lombardi broke out laughing!

  2. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    It shows that even though I paid in blood, I still have some worth to the State, Nicholas Alahverdian says, somewhat sarcastically and clearly shaken by the letter he received from the state. As a dollar sign, apparently.

  3. Dean Spanos:

    Simply put, Chargers NFL would not be what Chargers NFL is today without the vision of Barron Hilton, a founding father and charter member of the upstart AFL's sarcastically self-dubbed' Foolish Club,' Barron Hilton was a pioneering leader, risk-taking entrepreneur, prolific philanthropist, devoted family man and, of course, anything but foolish.

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