- (adj) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking
- Traces of sardonic humor can still be found in his writing, but the cool phrases of the time are completely gone.
- The senator was treated to loud and sardonic laughter when he proposed legislation on same-sex marriage.
- Humor writers rely on offbeat characters and sardonic twists in language and that leaves the reader chuckling in delight.
- "Listen," Miller says, "I've been a Marlboro-Man sardonic outlaw for so many years, I was enamored of anybody coming to me and pitching me an idea to be a more convivial, This Is Your Life, Ralph Edwards type, that I sucked it up like a sponge. It...on Feb 21, 2008 By: Dennis Miller Source: Houston Chronicle
- Patrick describes the soaring anthem - with its U2/BOWIE flavor and stacked backdrop of buzzing electric guitars - as a "sardonic anti-war/pro-troops song."on Feb 11, 2008 By: Richard Patrick Source: Blabbermouth.net
- "One cannot read him without being touched by his sardonic yet compassionate countryman's voice, his hunter's irony," said author James Dickey.on Jan 22, 2009 By: James Dickey Source: The Daily Citizen