Definition of Satiric

1. Adjective. Exposing human folly to ridicule. "A persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"

Exact synonyms: Satirical
Similar to: Sarcastic
Derivative terms: Satire, Satire



Definition of Satiric

1. a. Of or pertaining to satire; of the nature of satire; as, a satiric style.

Definition of Satiric

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to satire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satiric

1. satire [adj] - See also: satire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satiric

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satiric (current term)
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Literary usage of Satiric

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1. Lord Byron as a Satirist in Verse by Claude Moore Fuess (1912)
"CHAPTER III BYRON'S EARLY satiric VERSE Fugitive Pieces, Byron's first volume of verse, actually printed in November, 1806, was almost immediately ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"He won fame by his 'Gay Stories in Ottava Rima,' and added to it by his witty satiric 'Talking Animals' (1802). The latter work was immediately translated ..."

3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"It is the Latin satiric epigram and not the more lyrical Greek that becomes *he model for modern writers. In the Augustan Age, Domitius Marsus and Pedo ..."

4. The Learned Lady in England, 1650-1760 by Myra Reynolds (1920)
"CHAPTER V satiric REPRESENTATIONS OF THE LEARNED LADY IN COMEDY THE artificial ... Quite a little library might, for instance, be gathered of the satiric ..."

5. An Introduction to Poetry: For Students of English Literature by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1909)
"satiric poetry may also be regarded as on the border-line of the poetic realm; ... In reality, satiric poems will be found to fall ordinarily into the ..."

6. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1914)
"Some twenty years later, beside these there flourishes an almost new form, that of light, short, satiric verse, altogether slighter in immediate purpose and ..."

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