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- adj. satyric
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as satyric.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or having the characteristics of a satyr
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"satyrical" traits that they have brought out; beyond that, I have nothing to say.
In 1751 Benjamin Franklin penned a satyrical commentary in the Pennsylvania Gazette referencing the rattlesnake symbol.
I hated that book written so obscurley in an obnoxious satyrical style and had the most terrible plot development.
Its humorous yet has enough satyrical taste to make it worth seeing. ramez on Jun 1, 2008
Sadly, in the States at least, if you ask people to describe Darwin, I suspect 30% would draw a blank, 30% would remember the hat and the beard, and the remaining lot would describe a satyrical demon with horns and a pointy tail.
With all those terrific props, you're sure to get many satyrical responses.
Another traditional role of fantasy is to disguise some current issue and examine it from an angle not possible if you were to write about it directly, the style this takes varies from satyrical to serious.
My philosophy is that satyrical comments without any point to them belong on comedy blogs, not linguistics blogs.
Wunce tehy put on a satyrical mewsickal calld Teh Mikado in CPS Civilian Public Service.
To paraphrase his satyrical entry at the Reagan Wing, Doug alleges that Mike! faked or made up this DUI or at least preemptively announced it as a devious ploy to gain sympathy from the electorate.