Definitions for lampoonlæmˈpun

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a broad, often harsh satire directed against an individual or institution.

  2. (v.t.)to ridicule in a lampoon.

Origin of lampoon:

1635–45; < F lampon



Princeton's WordNet

  1. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(verb)

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

  2. satirize, satirise, lampoon(verb)

    ridicule with satire

    "The writer satirized the politician's proposal"


  1. lampoon(Noun)

    A written attack ridiculing a person, group, or institution.

  2. lampoon(Noun)

    A light, good-humored satire.

  3. lampoon(Verb)

    To satirize or poke fun at.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lampoon(noun)

    a personal satire in writing; usually, malicious and abusive censure written only to reproach and distress

  2. Lampoon(verb)

    to subject to abusive ridicule expressed in writing; to make the subject of a lampoon


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