Origin of satyr
OTHER WORDS FROM satyrsa·tyr·ic [suh-tir-ik], /səˈtɪr ɪk/, sa·tyr·i·cal, adjectivesa·tyr·like, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH satyrsatire, satyr
How to use satyr in a sentence
And here it will be proper to give the definition of the Greek satyric poem from Casaubon, before I leave this subject.
This same satyric drama took over the phallus-bearing choral dancers from the vegetation festival.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
They are either mythological travesties (resembling the satyric drama of Athens) or character comedies.
He was still grinning, but now the grin had become set, satyric, hideous.The Trail Horde|Charles Alden Seltzer
Now they all took shape satyric, like hideous heads thrust out of the dark to loll their tongues at him.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett