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ˈsæt ər ɪstsatirist
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satirist, ironist, ridiculernoun
a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
A person who writes satire.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
One who writes satires.
Etymology: from satire.
Wycherly, in his writings, is the sharpest satyrist of his time; but, in his nature, he has all the softness of the tenderest dispositions: in his writings he is severe, bold, undertaking; in his nature gentle, modest, inoffensive. George Granville.
All vain pretenders have been constantly the topicks of the most candid satyrists, from the Codrus of Juvenal to the Damon of Boileau. Letter to the Publisher of the Dunciad.
Yet soft his nature, though severe his lay;
His anger moral, and his wisdom gay:
Blest satyrist! who touch’d the mean so true,
As show’d vice had his hate and pity too. Alexander Pope.
This is an incomplete list of writers, cartoonists and others known for involvement in satire – humorous social criticism. They are grouped by era and listed by year of birth. Included is a list of modern satires. Under Contemporary, 1930-1960 P.J. O'Rourke Joe Queenan
one who satirizes; especially, one who writes satire
Etymology: [Cf. F. satiriste.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
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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The numerical value of satirist in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of satirist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of satirist in a Sentence
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.
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
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.
A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.
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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