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Definitionhumor in a mocking or critical way from someone who acts as though they are superior
humor that is cynical or ironic
- 'My dear Copperfield,' returned Mr. Micawber, bursting into a state of much excitement, and turning pale, 'if you ask after my employer as your friend, I am sorry for it; if you ask after him as MY friend, I sardonically smile at it.Chapters 49-51 (16% in)
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