a state in the federation of Malaysia, on NW Borneo: formerly a British crown colony (1946–63) and British protectorate (1888–1946). About 50,000 sq. mi. (129,500 sq. km).
a state of Malaysia, on the NW coast of Borneo on the South China Sea: granted to Sir James Brooke by the Sultan of Brunei in 1841 as a reward for helping quell a revolt; mainly agricultural. Capital: Kuching. Pop: 2 071 506 (2000). Area: about 124 449 sq km (48 050 sq miles)
noun 1. Gene (Eugene Saraceni) 1902–1999, U.S. golfer. noun 1. Gene, original name Eugenio Saraceni. 1902–99, US golfer; won seven major tournaments between 1922 and 1935
1. variant of sarco-, especially before a vowel: sarcoma. 1. a combining form meaning “one having flesh or tissue” of the kind specified by the initial element: ectosarc.
noun 1. harsh or bitter derision or irony. 2. a sharply ironical taunt; sneering or cutting remark: a review full of sarcasms. noun 1. mocking, contemptuous, or ironic language intended to convey scorn or insult 2. the use or tone of such language sarcasm definition A form of irony in which apparent praise conceals another, […]
adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by sarcasm: a sarcastic reply. 2. using or given to the use of sarcasm: to be sarcastic about ambition. adjective 1. characterized by sarcasm 2. given to the use of sarcasm