Definition of sardonic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sardonic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//sɑrˈdɑnɪk//
     
    (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1showing that you think that you are better than other people and do not take them seriously synonym mocking
  2. 2 a sardonic smile
sardonically
 
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NAmE//sɑrˈdɑnɪkli//
 
adverb He looked down at her sardonically.
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