- to attack or ridicule with satire.
Also especially British, sat·i·rise.
Origin of satirize
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Examples from the Web for satirizing
Do you think that being an outsider—a Brit—grants you a unique perspective in satirizing American politics?John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics
May 1, 2014
So read a banner in Syria satirizing the absurd and exaggerated outrage against the Web trailer for Innocence of Muslims.For Syrians, Frustration Over Outrage About Film, Not Assad’s Horrors
Ahed Al Hendi
September 15, 2012
This, addressed to the man whom he had been satirizing so unsparingly, was inconceivable!
Young persons appear ridiculous when satirizing or ridiculing books, people or things.Our Deportment
John H. Young
This is Buffon's way of satirizing our inability to bear in mind that we are compelled to judge all things by our own standards.Evolution, Old & New
Lady Lytton wrote novels for the purpose of satirizing her husband and his friends,—his parasites, she called them.
"I am glad he worships anybody," he said, when some friends were satirizing an absent companion for his devotion to a great man.
- to deride (a person or thing) by means of satire
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Word Origin and History for satirizing
c.1600, from French satiriser (see satire (n.)). Related: Satirized; satirizing.
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