to attack or ridicule with satire.
- Also especially British, sat·i·rise .
- sat·i·riz·a·ble, adjective
- sat·i·ri·za·tion, noun
- sat·i·riz·er, noun
- non·sat·i·riz·ing, adjective
- un·sat·i·riz·a·ble, adjective
- un·sat·i·rized, adjective
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How to use satirize in a sentence
The book has a double aim: to satirise French society generally, and to ridicule the February Revolution.
"To celebrate the exploits of our warriors and satirise the enemy," was the prompt reply, and the questioner proceeded no further.Queens of the French Stage | H. Noel Williams
That is the raison d'tre of theatrical burlesque—that it shall satirise the exaggerated and the extreme.A Book of Burlesque | Willam Davenport Adams
All those who hate authors fail to satirise them, for they always accuse them of the wrong faults.Varied Types | G. K. Chesterton
His ability to satirise society while still leaving it its dignity is unique.George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians | T. Martin Wood
British Dictionary definitions for satirize
to deride (a person or thing) by means of satire
- satirization or satirisation, noun
- satirizer or satiriser, noun
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