satire
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈsætaɪɹ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈsætaɪə/
Noun

satire

  1. (uncountable) A literary device of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. Humor, irony, and exaggeration are often used to aid this.
  2. (countable) A satirical work.
    a stinging satire of American politics.
  3. (uncountable, dated) Severity of remark.
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