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Origin of satire
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OTHER WORDS FROM satirenon·sat·ire, noun
Example sentences from the Web for satire
The Stepford Wives is one of the earliest, and canniest satires of the Disneyfication of American culture.American Dreams: ‘The Stepford Wives’ by Ira Levin|Nathaniel Rich|August 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the sharpest satires in the MoMA show is “ A Brief Taped Interview with Spike Jonze,” from 1996.
In this video, he talks about his political satires Thank You for Smoking and Supreme Courtship.Christopher Buckley on Thank You for Smoking and Supreme Courtship|Daily Beast Promotions|April 27, 2009|DAILY BEAST
You lived in the White House from age three to 15, and you were in so many press photos and satires.
There are odes, lyrics, satires, songs; many very beautiful and feeling; all noble and earnest.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi
Tucker showed his versatility by writing drama and political satires as well as poetry.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
His satires are also admirable, but without the fierce vehemence and lofty indignation that characterized those of Juvenal.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Some are pure comedies, others gentle satires on women's faults and foibles.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
The singing of these princely satires did not add to the harmony of the camp.With Spurs of Gold|Frances Nimmo Greene
British Dictionary definitions for satire
Word Origin for satire
Cultural definitions for satire
A work of literature that mocks social conventions, another work of art, or anything its author thinks ridiculous. Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift, is a satire of eighteenth-century British society.