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Definition of "sardonic" [sar•don•ic]

  • Scornfully or cynically mocking. See Synonyms at sarcastic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sardonic" in a sentence
  • "Leaning up against her wall, his arms and ankles crossed, his expression sardonic."
  • "Nay, I will be bold to say that, if such a thing as that they call a sardonic or grinning laughter can happen to the mind, it is to be found in these artificial and crying laughters."
  • "Ok, I didn't use the word sardonic with her, but I am now in the retelling. hahahahaha."