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
Newspaper cartoonists in particular have been instrumental in satirizing Kenyan politics.In Kenya, a puppet TV show keeps building on the country’s legacy of political satire | Carlos Mureithi | November 29, 2020 | Quartz
Let the lackeys continue to shun Sideways-satirized Merlot.
It was the TV talking heads, sitting behind their absurd, authoritative desks, who were being primarily satirized.
“I've long felt that Beck uses tactics like I satirized on the site,” Eiland-Hall told The Daily Beast in an email interview.
The obvious abuses of the time are satirized in this way ad nauseam.German Culture Past and Present | Ernest Belfort Bax
The story is told in a fluent manner, is very witty, and puts in strong relief the various characters which are satirized.
I had already satirized our sporting armament and exploits, and hoped the subject was disposed of.The Riddle of the Sands | Erskine Childers
A little later, John Bull's short memory is satirized in his protest against the size of his new watch-dog.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
Modern clerical methods of acquiring popularity were satirized in 1905.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
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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