satirical

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Etymology[edit]

From satire +‎ -ical.

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  • IPA(key): /səˈtɪɹɪkəl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪrɪkəl

Adjective[edit]

satirical (comparative more satirical, superlative most satirical)

  1. of, pertaining to, or connected with satire
    Spitting Image was a famous satirical television program.
    Synonym: satiric
    • 2000 October 15, John E. Joseph, Limiting the Arbitrary: Linguistic Naturalism and Its Opposites in Plato's Cratylus and Modern Theories of Language[1], →ISBN, page 155:
      Given his remarks in The English People about the dangers of Standard English, and the fact that the satirical Newspeak of Nineteen Eighty-Four is an engineered language []

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