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satirize

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verb sat·i·rize \-ˌrīz\

Simple Definition of satirize

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

Full Definition of satirize

sat·i·rizedsat·i·riz·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to utter or write satire

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to censure or ridicule by means of satire

sat·i·ri·za·ble play \ˌsa-tə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of satirize

  1. The book satirizes contemporary life.



Circa 1598

First Known Use of satirize

circa 1598


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