from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A satire or lampoon, especially one that ridicules a specific person, traditionally written and posted in a public place.
- transitive v. To ridicule with a pasquinade; satirize or lampoon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lampoon, originally as published in public; a satire or libel on someone.
- v. To satirize (someone) by using a pasquinade.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A lampoon or satirical writing.
- transitive v. To lampoon, to satirize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pasquin.
- To satirize; lampoon; libel in pasquinades. Also pasquil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
French, from Italian pasquinata, after Pasquino, nickname given to a statue in Rome, Italy, on which lampoons were posted.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French pasquinade, from Pasquin + -ade, modelled on Italian pasquinata. (Wiktionary)