Definition of Satirize

1. Verb. Ridicule with satire. "The writer satirized the politician's proposal"

Exact synonyms: Lampoon, Satirise
Generic synonyms: Blackguard, Guy, Jest At, Laugh At, Make Fun, Poke Fun, Rib, Ridicule, Roast
Derivative terms: Lampoon, Lampooner, Satire, Satire



Definition of Satirize

1. v. t. To make the object of satire; to attack with satire; to censure with keenness or severe sarcasm.

Definition of Satirize

1. Verb. To make a satire of; to mock. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satirize

1. to subject to satire [v -RIZED, -RIZING, -RIZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Satirize

sation
satire
satires
satiric
satirical
satirically
satirick
satirique
satirise
satirised
satirises
satirising
satirist
satirists
satirizable
satirize (current term)
satirized
satirizer
satirizers
satirizes
satirizing
satis
satisfaction
satisfactions
satisfactive
satisfactorily
satisfactoriness
satisfactory
satisfiability
satisfiable

Literary usage of Satirize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent. by William Roscoe (1797)
"Crescimbeni is of opinion, that these extravagant productions were intended to satirize the absurdities of his poetical contemporaries, and the folly of ..."

2. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie (1813)
"cultivate his humour, and hold himself in readiness to satirize all the follies which either our enemies or our friends may commit during the war. ..."

3. Ancient laws of Ireland by Ireland, Ireland Commissioners for Pub. the Ancient Laws and Institutes of Ireland, William Neilson Hancock (1873)
"... will ' grom '-satirize, I will ' grom '-satirize, I will ' glam '-satirize, ... glam '-satirize in the extempore lampoon, and I will ' aer '-satirize in ..."

4. Friedrich Schlegel and Goethe, 1790-1802 by John William Scholl (1906)
"Thus Herder and Wieland escaped, though there was occasion enough to satirize both. Hence the Schlegels could not have been recognized as of their circle: ..."

5. Studies in the History of Religions: Presented to Crawford Howell Toy by by David Gordon Lyon, George Foot Moore (1912)
"... recitation of a satire of insults in his absence; to satirize the face; to laugh on all sides; to sneer at his form ; to magnify a blemish; satire which ..."

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