A work, as a novel or play, that exposes folly by the use of humor or irony
The exposing of vice or folly, especially by wit
A work containing satire, sense 1
There is some truth in the satire, but it wholly misrepresents her rupture with Chopin.
This poem was a brilliant satire on contemporary manners, and enjoyed an extraordinary success.
In point of form the satire of Lucilius owed nothing to the Greeks.
These were written in their author's chosen vein of light satire, and Dryden praised them as highly effective within their own range.