Definitions for satirical
səˈtɪr ɪ kəlsatir·i·cal
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word satirical.
exposing human folly to ridicule
"a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"
of, pertaining to or connected with satire
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: satiricus, Latin; satirique, French; from satire.
You must not think, that a satyrick style
Allows of scandalous and brutish words. Wentworth Dillon.
What human kind desires, and what they shun,
Rage, passions, pleasures, impotence of will,
Shall this satirical collection fill. John Dryden, Juvenal.
Slanders, sir; for the satirical slave says here, that old men have grey beards; that their faces are wrinkled. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.
He that hath a satirical vein, as he maketh others afraid of his wit, so he had need be afraid of others memory. Francis Bacon.
On me when dunces are satirick,
I take it for a panegyrick. Jonathan Swift.
of or pertaining to satire; of the nature of satire; as, a satiric style
censorious; severe in language; sarcastic; insulting
The numerical value of satirical in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of satirical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Lauren Goose, who is the creator felt very strongly about exploring these issues based on Lauren Goose own experiences, but in a satirical over the top way, ultimately, the message of the show is that what is most important is that you feel comfortable in your own self. Fat-shaming itself, that criticism, is embedded in the DNA of the show.
The initial attacks that we face from the media and Big Tech came from this angle that we’re spreading misinformation, and we need to be fact checked, and it was really weird how they were treating these jokes so seriously and giving them a truth rating, that didn’t really work out too well for them, they actually faced a lot of backlash for that, they were mocked very heavily, so there seems to be this shift in strategy. We’re now, instead of focusing on the misinformative nature of our satirical claims, they’re focusing more on the fact that we’re punching down without jokes or aiming at the wrong targets.
Either you're being really satirical, or you're going to a real dark place here.
The French satirical tradition has always been very pointed and very harsh, and still is, you know, the thing that I really resent is the way in which these, our dead comrades ... who died using the same implement that I use, which is a pen or pencil, have been almost immediately vilified and called racists and I don't know what else.
We were doing a satirical take on USA Today recently naming Rachel Levine, a transgender individual, as one of their picks for women of the year. So we did a satirical take on this, and we named Rachel Levine as our man of the year, twitter didn’t like that very much.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for satirical
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- satíricCatalan, Valencian
- sgaiteachScottish Gaelic
- satirikHaitian Creole
Get even more translations for satirical »
Find a translation for the satirical definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these satirical definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"satirical." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/satirical>.