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lampoon

noun

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a creative work that uses sharp humor to point up the foolishness of a person, institution, or human nature in general
  • this classic musical is a lampoon of the movie business at the time when sound was introduced

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lampoon

verb

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“Lampoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lampoon. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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