Definition of "satiric" [sa•tir•ic]

  • Of or pertaining to satire. (adjective)

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Use "satiric" in a sentence
  • "When her innocent and well-chaperoned pilgrimage to watch the sun rise is viciously misrepresented in satiric pamphlets as a drunken orgy, the people begin to turn against her."
  • "The multiplicity of voice and genre in the Roman Rite can be described as satiric, as a gift of difference, whose complexity sets it apart from earlier manipulations of genre."
  • "Paz, is here in all its bitter humour; it might be called a satiric pendant to that other Familia, not many yards away, Las Meninas."