sardonically sardonically  /sɑr ˈdɑ nɪ kə li/


  • (adv) in a sarcastic manner


  1. That film, sardonically titled It's Tough Being a Man, became the hit of the year.
  2. It's a sardonically humorous procedural, set in a New York that is more rough at the edges than the NYC of recent years, but more polished than the New York of the '70s.
  3. These days, an Andersen competitor observes sardonically, settling a fraud case appears to be good for attracting business from other firms that want a soft touch for an auditor.



  • In the Oxford Companion to English Literature, Margaret Drabble writes: "Beatrix Potter, the supreme stylist among children's writers, began her series of sardonically humorous animal stories, which always favour the villain at the expense of the...
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Margaret Drabble Source: Guardian Unlimited

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