satyr play

noun

Definition of satyr play

: a comic play of ancient Greece burlesquing a mythological subject and having a chorus representing satyrs

First Known Use of satyr play

1929


Learn More about satyr play


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up satyr play? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!