Definition of satiric in English:


Line breaks: sa|tir¦ic
Pronunciation: /səˈtɪrɪk


  • another term for satirical.
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    • It was also to be a vehicle for Dickens as an essayist, both as a fanciful observer and as an earnestly satiric social critic.
    • This is like Shostakovich without his satiric, acerbic side.
    • There are satiric songs mocking meanness and tyranny, songs in praise of drink and drinkers, while other pieces celebrate heroic feats of valour or of sport.

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