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Definition of "satyric" []

  • Of or pertaining to a satyr. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "satyric" in a sentence
  • "Three tragedies represented in succession were followed by a burlesque, the so-called satyric drama, which has no connection, it must be remembered, with the moral satire of the Romans, but takes its name from the grotesque satyrs of the Greek woods."
  • "Dirk Benedict, who in the original series played the satyric flying ace and cigar-smoker Starbuck, was appalled to discover that his character had been reconceived as a woman — an angry and outspoken woman (Katee Sackhoff) at that, smoking a goddamned cigar!"
  • "STRANGER: And so our satyric drama has been played out; and the troop of Centaurs and Satyrs, however unwilling to leave the stage, have at last been separated from the political science."
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