barb (n)

**Definition:** an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

**Example:**
his parting shot was `drop dead'.
she threw shafts of sarcasm.
she takes a dig at me every chance she gets.

**Definition:** an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

**Example:**
his parting shot was `drop dead'.
she threw shafts of sarcasm.
she takes a dig at me every chance she gets.

**Definition:** an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

**Example:**
his parting shot was `drop dead'.
she threw shafts of sarcasm.
she takes a dig at me every chance she gets.