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Meaning of SATIRIZE

Pronunciation:  'satu`rIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  ridicule with satire; "The writer satirized the politician's proposal"
 

SATIRIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: lampoon, satirise
 
 See Also: blackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sat"ir*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Satirized}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Satirizing}.] [Cf. F. satiriser.]
To make the object of satire; to attack with satire; to
censure with keenness or severe sarcasm.

      It is as hard to satirize well a man of distinguished
      vices, as to praise well a man of distinguished
      virtues.                                 --Swift.

 

 

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