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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is given to satire, especially a writer of satirical works.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who writes satire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who satirizes; especially, one who writes satire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who indulges in satire; especially, the writer of a satire or satirical composition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm

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  • Jonathan Swift, Benjamin Franklin

    October 26, 2007