satirize

verb sat·i·rize \ ˈsa-tə-ˌrīz \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of satirize

satirized; satirizing
intransitive verb
:to utter or write satire
transitive verb
:to censure or ridicule by means of satire

satirizable

play \ˌsa-tə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of satirize in a Sentence

  1. The book satirizes contemporary life.

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First Known Use of satirize

1616


SATIRIZE Defined for English Language Learners

satirize

verb

Definition of satirize for English Language Learners

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


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