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1. A snide, sarcastic, or disrespectful attitude: "On the issue of mainstream monotheistic religions and the irrationality behind many of religion's core tenets, scientists often set aside their skewers, their snark, and their impatient demand for proof, and instead don the calming cardigan of a kiddie-show host on public TV" (Natalie Angier).
2. Commentary expressing such an attitude: "He must now endure days of media scrutiny, schadenfreude from his rivals and an overflow of social media scorn, snark and satire" (Alessandra Stanley).
[Back-formation from snarky.]
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an imaginary creature in Lewis Carroll's poetry
2. (Poetry) an imaginary creature in Lewis Carroll's poetry
snark- A blend of snake and shark by Lewis Carroll, it is a synonym for "snore" or "snort."
See also related terms for snake.