Definition of Satirist

1. Noun. A humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm.

Exact synonyms: Ironist, Ridiculer
Generic synonyms: Humorist, Humourist
Specialized synonyms: Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Juvenal, Francois Rabelais, Rabelais, Dean Swift, Jonathan Swift, Swift
Derivative terms: Irony, Ridicule, Satire



Definition of Satirist

1. n. One who satirizes; especially, one who writes satire.

Definition of Satirist

1. Noun. A person who writes satire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satirist

1. one who satirizes [n -S] - See also: satirizes

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Literary usage of Satirist

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1. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"Freneau begins his work as a Revolutionary satirist in 1775—Five satirical poems produced by him in the latter half of that year—His response to General ..."

2. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1903)
"... scarcely entitled to call himself the "first English satirist. ... follow me who list, And be the second English satirist, might very well be ignorant ..."

3. Heralds of American Literature: A Group of Patriot Writers of the by Annie Russell Marble (1907)
"... satirist AND SCHOLAR According to a romantic tradition, a yeoman, in the time of an early English king, risked his own life in saving his majesty from ..."

4. Heralds of American Literature: A Group of Patriot Writers of the by Annie Russell Marble (1907)
"... JOHN TRUMBULL: satirist AND SCHOLAR According to a romantic tradition, a yeoman, in the time of an early English king, risked his own life in saving his ..."

5. The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh: Three by James Mackintosh (1848)
"In the court where we are now met, Cromwell twice sent a satirist on his tyranny to be convicted and punished as a ..."

6. The Literature of the Georgian Era by William Minto (1895)
"CHAPTER VI POPE—continued AS A satirist AND MORALIST—FAILURE IN EPIC POETRY—" THE DUNCIAD"—"ESSAY ON MAN" WE have to deal to-day with Pope as a satirist and ..."

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