- to attack or ridicule with satire.
Origin of satirize
Examples from the Web for satirising
Historical Examples of satirising
He was talking to a young English lady with whom he was seated under a spreading eucalyptus, and satirising colonial manners.Australia Revenged
Second, he erred in disregarding and satirising puritanical conventionalisms.The Tragedy of St. Helena
He lived in London, and wrote comedies, satirising bourgeois society.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature
John W. Cousin
She published, in 1805, a volume of doggerel rhymes, and was in the habit of satirising in verse those who had offended her.
From satirising the social vices of the time, the transition was easy to political satire or invective.A History of French Literature
- to deride (a person or thing) by means of satire
Word Origin and History for satirising
c.1600, from French satiriser (see satire (n.)). Related: Satirized; satirizing.