satyric
adjective see satyr

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  • Satyric — Sa*tyr ic, Satyrical Sa*tyr ic*al, a. [L. satyricus, Gr. satyriko s.] Of or pertaining to satyrs; burlesque; as, satyric tragedy. P. Cyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satyric — index dissolute, lascivious, prurient, salacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • satyric — satyr ► NOUN 1) Greek Mythology one of a class of lustful, drunken woodland gods, represented as a man with a horse s ears and tail or (in Roman representations) with a goat s ears, tail, legs, and horns. 2) a man with strong sexual desires.… …   English terms dictionary

  • satyric — adj. (in Greek mythology) of or relating to satyrs. Phrases and idioms: satyric drama a kind of ancient Greek comic play with a chorus of satyrs. Etymology: L satyricus f. Gk saturikos (as SATYR) …   Useful english dictionary

  • satyric — See satyr. * * * …   Universalium

  • satyric — adjective Of or pertaining to a satyr …   Wiktionary

  • satyric — sa·tyr·ic || sÉ™ tɪrɪk adj. satyrical, of or pertaining to a satyr; having the characteristics of a satyr …   English contemporary dictionary

  • satyric — sa·tyr·ic …   English syllables

  • Satyrical — Satyric Sa*tyr ic, Satyrical Sa*tyr ic*al, a. [L. satyricus, Gr. satyriko s.] Of or pertaining to satyrs; burlesque; as, satyric tragedy. P. Cyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satyr — satyric /seuh tir ik/, satyrical, adj. satyrlike, adj. /say teuhr, sat euhr/, n. 1. Class. Myth. one of a class of woodland deities, attendant on Bacchus, represented as part human, part horse, and sometimes part goat and noted for riotousness… …   Universalium

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