1-A cutting, often ironic remark intended to wound.
2-A form of wit that is marked by the use of sarcastic
3-language and is intended to make its victim the butt of contempt or ridicule.
4-The use of sarcasm. See synonyms at wit1.
[Late Latin sarcasmus, from Greek sarkasmos, from sarkazein, to bite the lips in rage, from sarx, sark-, flesh.]
note number one, intended to wound, I read somewhere it originally meant stripping the flesh.
I guess I'll think twice before I employ this again!