EXAMPLES | noun 448?–385? b.c., Athenian comic dramatist. Related forms A·ris·to·phan·ic , [ uh-ris-t uh- fan-ik] /əˌrɪs təˈfæn ɪk/ adjective
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It is clear that the
Aristophanic comedy could not have become permanent.
It is the
Aristophanic method that differs so greatly from that of most modern satirists.
There, by lantern or candle-stump, wit Rabelaisian,
Aristophanic or Antarctic was cradled into rhyme.
If we are to seek for an approximation to
Aristophanic humor, we shall find it perhaps in Rabelais. British Dictionary definitions for aristophanic noun ?448–?380 bc, Greek comic dramatist, who satirized leading contemporary figures such as Socrates and Euripides. Eleven of his plays are extant, including The Clouds, The Frogs, The Birds, and Lysistrata
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Aristophanes [(ar-i- stof-uh-neez)]
An ancient Greek dramatist, the author of such
comedies as The Clouds and Lysistrata.
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