A painful truth masked as a joke?

There is a word that describes jokes containing hidden truths. You say the joke, the other person laughs, and depending on how smart they are, in a few seconds or years, they realise that the joke was about them.

Could you tell me this word?

2 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    a barb? 

    a witticism? 

    a couched joke? 

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago


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