sarcasm noun definition in Linguistic devices topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

sarcasm

 noun: Linguistic devices topic
a way of using words that are the opposite of what you mean in order to be unpleasant to somebody 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

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