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Pronunciation: (sat'īur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/satire.html on line 75 [key]
n.
1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc.
2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule.
3. a literary genre comprising such compositions.

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

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/satire.html on line 119 satire (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/satire.html on line 121 satire (Encyclopedia)

 

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