Satirist Sat"ir*ist, n. [Cf. F. satiriste.] One who satirizes; especially, one who writes satire. [1913 Webster]

The mighty satirist, who . . . had spread terror through the Whig ranks. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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  • satirist — SATIRÍST s. v. satiric. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  satiríst, satiríşti, s.m. (înv.) 1. scriitor care compune satire. 2. măscărici. Trimis de blaurb, 20.11.2006. Sursa: DAR …   Dicționar Român

  • satirist — satìrist (satirȉst) m DEFINICIJA duhovit izrugivač ETIMOLOGIJA vidi satira …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • satirist — 1580s; see SATIRE (Cf. satire) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • satirist — [sat′ə rist] n. 1. a writer of satires 2. a person given to satirizing …   English World dictionary

  • satirist — [[t]sæ̱tɪrɪst[/t]] satirists N COUNT A satirist is someone who writes or uses satire. He built a reputation in the 1970s as a social satirist …   English dictionary

  • satirist — UK [ˈsætərɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms satirist : singular satirist plural satirists someone who writes satire …   English dictionary

  • satirist — satire ► NOUN 1) the use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people s stupidity or vices. 2) a play, novel, etc. using satire. 3) (in Latin literature) a literary miscellany, especially a poem ridiculing prevalent… …   English terms dictionary

  • satirist — noun Date: 1589 one that satirizes; especially a writer of satire …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • satirist — /sat euhr ist/, n. 1. a writer of satires. 2. one who indulges in satire. [1580 90; SATIRE + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • satirist — noun A person who writes satire …   Wiktionary

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