a writer of satires.
one who indulges in satire.

Origin of satirist

First recorded in 1580–90; satire + -ist
Related formsself-sat·i·rist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a person who writes satire
a person given to the use of satire
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Word Origin and History for satirist

1580s; see satire (n.) + -ist.

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