Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sardonic
IPA transcription: [sɑɹd'ɑnɪk]
Pronunciations of sardonic
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sardonic
    Meaning: disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking; "his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists"- Frank Schoenberner; "a wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing"- Irwin Edman
Usage examples
  • Lastly, he stared wild-eyed at the sardonic Captain Blood.
  • Grim shadows diapered the snow; the air was strangely mild; The valley's girth was dumb with mirth, the laughter of the wild; The still, sardonic laughter of an ogre o'er a child.
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