satirist

[ sat-er-ist ]
/ ˈsæt ər ɪst /

noun

a writer of satires.
one who indulges in satire.

Nearby words

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

Origin of satirist

First recorded in 1580–90; satire + -ist

Related formsself-sat·i·rist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for satirist

satirist

/ (ˈsætərɪst) /

noun

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

satirist

n.

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

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