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lam•poon



Pronunciation: (lam-pOOn'), [key]
n.
a sharp, often virulent satire directed against an individual or institution; a work of literature, art, or the like, ridiculing severely the character or behavior of a person, society, etc.

v.t.
to mock or ridicule in a lampoon: to lampoon important leaders in the government.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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