What does satirist mean?

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ˈsæt ər ɪstsatirist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. satirist, ironist, ridiculernoun

    a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm

Wiktionary

  1. satiristnoun

    A person who writes satire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satiristnoun

    one who satirizes; especially, one who writes satire

    Etymology: [Cf. F. satiriste.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. satirist

    1. A taxidermist of the Past, Present and Future; one who disembowels, stuffs and mounts all the gods, living and dead; one who fills up with straw and sawdust all illusions. 2. An esoteric mimic. 3. A being with an eye in the back of his head. 4. A postlude to the day's funeral march; a prelude to freedom.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satirist in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satirist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of satirist in a Sentence

  1. James Thurber, in Edward R. Murrow television interview:

    The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself.

  2. James Thurber:

    The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people--that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.

  3. Anthony Trollope:

    The satirist who writes nothing but satire should write but little -- or it will seem that his satire springs rather from his own caustic nature than from the sins of the world in which he lives.

  4. Peter McArthur:

    A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.

  5. James Thurber:

    The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people--that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.

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