(comparative more sadistic, superlative most sadistic)
The definition of sadistic is deriving pleasure from humiliating or causing physical or psychological pain to others.
A person who likes to whip his lover and make her feel embarrassed is an example of someone who is sadistic.
- When I was leaving, he started quoting to me the most sadistic dialog from Gladiator with obvious relish.
- The 1960 Little Shop of Horrors is notable for an appearance by a very young Jack Nicholson in one of his first movie roles; here he is the sadistic dentist's masochist patient.
- I don't want to sleep with some sadistic man-whore, and I don't want rabies.
- Even without some sadistic creature's name around her neck, things would never be the same.
- Victor continued with a sadistic chuckle, I am going to tell you where she is; first some ground rules.