Definition of satirize in English:

satirize

Line breaks: sat¦ir|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈsatɪrʌɪz
 
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(also satirise)

verb

[with object]
Deride and criticize by means of satire: the movie satirized the notion of national superiority
More example sentences
  • She teases, criticizes and satirizes American democracy, but she cares so much it's positively palpable.
  • Fatally, however, they crossed over from satirising commentators to criticising player behaviour.
  • After several years of worrying about how to respond to the war, the motion picture industry even generated a movie satirizing its own anxiety.
Synonyms
mock, ridicule, hold up to ridicule, deride, make fun of, poke fun at, parody, lampoon, burlesque, caricature, take off, travesty; criticize, censure, pillory
informal send up
British informal take the mickey out of
British vulgar slang take the piss out of
archaic squib

Derivatives

satirization

Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • For 130 years, their topsy-turvy plots and satirization of love, honour, class and duty have kept audiences packing houses.
  • She suggests that the article is a horribly offensive diatribe that grossly over-generalises in its satirisation of the downtrodden Ulster underclass.

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