American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by satire. See Synonyms at sarcastic.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as satiric, 1.
- Fond of indulging in satire; given to satire; severe in ridiculing men, manners, or things.
- Synonyms Cutting, biting. See irony.
- adj. of, pertaining to, or connected with satire
- adj. exposing human folly to ridicule
- satire + -ical (Wiktionary)
“About Sarah palin, just for fun, a satirical cartoon by «satirical Amoebas»: Desperate Whitehouse Wives”
“It is, however, a relatively minor element of the main satirical purpose of the song - targeting Obama and his supporters.”
“Dilbert also came out in satirical form against right wing crazies on the Middle East and their cutting liberty and freedom nonsense.”
“The most ignorant of the world's fools are those called "knowing ones," a phrase satirical with the very glee of irony.”
“The head of the Jeffrey Mine called the satirical news report on the American program a tacky parody and in poor taste.”
“Fourth, a patron so partial to their family, that he has been delineated in satirical portraits, imprisoned as it were in a hollow pillar.”
“And then finishes it off by a-- no-doubt "satirical" -- suggesting that judges who don't offer decisions Feder agrees with should be impaled:”
“96 The youth of Amrou was impelled by the passions and prejudices of his kindred: his poetic genius was exercised in satirical verses against the person and doctrine of”
“It was like my emails were somehow less official," said Mr. Sinclair, who thinks disclaimers are legally insignificant and wrote a 636-word satirical one for the humor website McSweeney's.”
“Despite the glowing reviews it received at the time, Shampoo has never gotten its due, probably because it is a comedy—comedies have always been undervalued in Hollywood—and worse, an adult comedy, that is, a satirical comedy of manners.”
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