- 1Containing or using satire: a New York-based satirical magazineMore example sentences
- I occasionally write for a satirical youth magazine based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
- His first job was for a satirical magazine in Tokyo.
- Two of these cartoons, from the pages of the satirical London magazine Punch, are reproduced here.
- 1.1Sarcastic, critical, and mocking another’s weaknesses: his satirical sense of humourMore example sentences
mocking, ironic, ironical, satiric, sarcastic, sardonic, scornful, derisive, ridiculing, taunting; caustic, trenchant, mordant, biting, cutting, sharp, pointed, keen, stinging, acerbic, pungent, cynical; critical, irreverent, disparaging, disrespectful, Rabelaisian• rare Hudibrastic, mordacious
- At times of extreme national, local and individual trauma, when is it acceptable to be cynical, critical or satirical again?
- While often sarcastic and satirical, Hendrie sounded very serious about this offer.
- They soon acquired a satirical and disrespectful tone which made the authorities uneasy.
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- They concern themselves with the real world and address its problems, satirically or self-deprecatingly.
- Caulfield hoped that the audience could look at Hollywood more critically or satirically.
- This deeply ironic film satirically comments on, and often plainly states, how we are designed to pursue not good, but our own desires - which are often twisted and destructive.