A statement or action so arrogant, it could be perceived as sarcastic.
The following quotes and situations involve uses of arrocasm:

"The surge worked."
--George W. Bush

"You're doin' a heckuva job, Brownie!"
--George W. Bush

"To be honest with ya, I don't think journalists should be anywhere allowed war."
--Joe the Plumber, while reporting from Israel

"Hey guys, you want a story? Come here!"
(Israeli cameramen come over)
"You guys want a good story? Well, I'm not the story. I'm just an average guy."
--Joe the Plumber

"How about Sarah Palin last night, huh?"
--John McCain on the 2008 Vice Presidential Debates

"The fundamentals of the economy are strong."
--John McCain

"What do you expect? A team of mavericks."
--Sarah Palin
by jrappa May 02, 2009
Top Definition
defense mechanism; combination of arrogance and sarcasm, in which the actual loser of a verbal debate negates any argument provided by the opposing side--often resulting in a sarcastic, "Oooooh, so I guess that settles it" response. Can be used directly or indirectly.
Directly:
"But you can't fire me. I literally just said two seconds ago that I quit!"
"Nope, I fired you, sorry."
"But I..."
"Nope, you're fired."
"Such arrocasm!"

Indirectly:
1. "Mr. President, we punished Japanese soldiers during WWII for waterboarding OUR soldiers. It's clearly torture."
"I assure you, America does not torture."
"Sir, we are legalizing a procedure that was punished when used against us!"
"What don't you get? America does not torture. We are defenders of freedom."

2. NBC News Economic strategist: "We are in a recession."
CNN Economic strategist: "We are in an unfortunate recession."
Fox News Economic strategist #3: "It will be very difficult to get out of this recession."
President Bush: "We are not in a recession."
by jrappa1 March 19, 2008

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