satirize

[sat-uh-rahyz]
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verb (used with object), sat·i·rized, sat·i·riz·ing.

to attack or ridicule with satire.

Nearby words

  1. satire,
  2. satiric,
  3. satirical,
  4. satirically,
  5. satirist,
  6. satisfaction,
  7. satisfactory,
  8. satisfice,
  9. satisficing behaviour,
  10. satisfied

Also especially British, sat·i·rise.

Origin of satirize

First recorded in 1595–1605; satire + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for satirise

satirize

satirise

verb

to deride (a person or thing) by means of satire
Derived Formssatirization or satirisation, nounsatirizer or satiriser, noun

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Word Origin and History for satirise

satirize

v.

c.1600, from French satiriser (see satire (n.)). Related: Satirized; satirizing.

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