Similar to irony
, only worse and less subtle.
1. A form of wit intended to make its victim the butt of contempt or ridicule, by saying something when you mean the opposite (the 'victim' should know this, other wise it won't work).
2. Intended to be bitter.
Was once witty, but is now worn out and over-used, which has resulted in losing it's impact greatly.
Is considered a part of 'dry humour
' or 'dry wit