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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Humor that makes fun or criticizes something.

Usage examples (40)
  • Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
  • satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own--Jonathan Swift
  • What a satire is the appearance of these fairy ships amidst all the rough work of war!
  • How, then, can he help what we call satire, if he accept Mrs. Rawdon Crawley's invitation and describe her party? for more
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