satirist

[sat-er-ist]
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Origin of satirist

First recorded in 1580–90; satire + -ist
Related formsself-sat·i·rist, noun
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satirist

noun
  1. a person who writes satire
  2. a person given to the use of satire
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Word Origin and History for satirist
n.

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

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