Definition of satiric in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˈtɪrɪk/


Another term for satirical.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with satiric

empiric, lyric, panegyric, Pyrrhic, satyric, vampiric

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