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
The late journalist left behind a novel satirizing his fellow Newsweek employees.Newsweek Takedown From Beyond the Grave: Michael Hastings’s Fiction Tells the Truth | Christopher Dickey | June 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Do you think that being an outsider—a Brit—grants you a unique perspective in satirizing American politics?John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics | Marlow Stern | May 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Will he be allowed to continue satirizing his government and society in peace?
So read a banner in Syria satirizing the absurd and exaggerated outrage against the Web trailer for Innocence of Muslims.For Syrians, Frustration Over Outrage About Film, Not Assad’s Horrors | Ahed Al Hendi | September 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
With her marriage on the rocks, Betty starts reading this novel satirizing Nazism.
Eugne, a comedy satirizing the superior clergy, had less success than it deserved.
This is Buffon's way of satirizing our inability to bear in mind that we are compelled to judge all things by our own standards.Evolution, Old & New | Samuel Butler
The book is full of this oblique humor, satirizing earth, heaven, and hell.The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction | Dorothy Scarborough
They draw conclusions as to the amount of damage done to the earth, satirizing human theories as to Mars.The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction | Dorothy Scarborough
Montesquieu's Persian Letters, satirizing French society, appeared as early as 1721.
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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