verb \-ˌrīz\

: to show that (someone or something) is foolish, weak, bad, etc., by using satire


Full Definition of SATIRIZE

intransitive verb
:  to utter or write satire
transitive verb
:  to censure or ridicule by means of satire
sat·i·ri·za·ble \ˌsa-tə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of SATIRIZE

  1. The book satirizes contemporary life.

First Known Use of SATIRIZE

circa 1598


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