[suh-tir-i-kuh l or suh-tir-ik]
Origin of satirical
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1. sardonic, ironical, taunting, cutting, mordant, biting, acid.
1. See cynical.
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Examples from the Web for satirically
“I regret to have shocked your ladyship,” he murmured, satirically.The Strollers
Frederic S. Isham
And I suppose, she said, satirically, you wonder why Iwhy youare repellent to me.
“I suppose because we have no ruins and no curiosities,” said Virginia, satirically.Humorous Ghost Stories
"You are one of the lords of creation," said Philippa satirically.The Youth of Jefferson
J. E. Cooke.
Anne and Sophy looked at each other and smiled, the one sadly, the other satirically.Phoebe, Junior
Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
- of, relating to, or containing satire
- given to the use of satire
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Word Origin and History for satirically
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