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Another word for satire

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Noun
  1. A work, as a novel or play, that exposes folly by the use of humor or irony

    See also:

    laughter

    respect

Another word for satire

Noun
  1. The exposing of vice or folly, especially by wit

      1. Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.
      2. Something ludicrously futile or unsuitable:
      3. Scornfully contemptuous ridicule; derision.
      1. A combination of circumstances or a result that is the opposite of what is or might be expected or considered appropriate
      2. The contrast, as in a play, between what a character thinks the truth is, as revealed in a speech or action, and what an audience or reader knows the truth to be
      3. Socratic irony.
      1. The words or other products of expression used in this way:
      2. The act of making someone or something the object of scornful laughter by joking, mocking, etc.; derision
      3. The act of using words, gestures, images, or other products of expression to evoke laughter or contemptuous feelings regarding a person or thing:
      1. A likeness or imitation that is so distorted or inferior as to seem ludicrous
      2. A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
      3. A picture or imitation of a person, literary style, etc. in which certain features or mannerisms are exaggerated for satirical effect
    See also:

    irony

    parody

  2. A work containing satire, sense 1

      1. A variety show characterized by broad ribald comedy, dancing, and striptease.
      2. A sort of vaudeville characterized by low comedy, striptease acts, etc.
      3. A literary or dramatic work that makes fun of something, often by means of outlandish exaggeration.
      1. Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
      2. (Music) The practice of reworking an already established composition, especially the incorporation into the Mass of material borrowed from other works, such as motets or madrigals.
      3. A literary or artistic work that uses imitation, as of the characteristic style of an author or a work, for comic effect or ridicule.
      1. A piece of satirical writing, usually attacking or ridiculing someone
      2. A written attack ridiculing a person, group, or institution.
      1. The act or art of making such caricatures
      2. A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
      3. A picture or imitation of a person, literary style, etc. in which certain features or mannerisms are exaggerated for satirical effect
    See also:

    parody

    wit