I've searched this term on internet. It shows various meanings of sarcastic which means that this word is a slang. However i just want to know the meaning of sarcastic in this very particular line

I was trying to be sarcastic.

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    Its not slang. Please get some help in "searching." Meanwhile, please visit English Language Learners. (On a different note: It's true that sarcasm is not that easy to define or explain fully in simple terms.) – Kris Mar 24 '15 at 16:00
  • sarcasm Hindi: व्यंग्यपूर्ण, व्यंग्यमिश्रित, ताने-भरा, ... (src: Google) HTH. – Kris Mar 24 '15 at 16:03
  • I think @Harkamal Singh was trying to be facetious. – SUM GUY Mar 24 '15 at 16:05

It isn't slang at all. Use the dictionaries, e.g.,


will give you a pretty good coverage.

In this context, IMO it means something like

"I was trying to sound clever and ironical in a joking manner."

  • We have to use "comments" to post our remarks. – Kris Mar 24 '15 at 16:00
  • I have used the dictionary but didn't find my answers :( – Harkamal Singh Mar 24 '15 at 16:00
  • I'm actually a bit confused in the set of meanings of this word Sarcastic – Harkamal Singh Mar 24 '15 at 16:01
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    Urban Dictionary would not be my first choice for a reference work. – Andrew Leach Mar 24 '15 at 16:04
  • Ok i understood the meaning . Thanx :) – Harkamal Singh Mar 24 '15 at 16:07

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