Definition and Meanings for lampoon
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Part of Speech of lampoon
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of lampoon
Meaning of lampoon
- a personal satire in writing; usually, malicious and abusive censure written only to reproach and distress.
- any satire ridiculing or mocking a person, activity, or institution by representing its character or behavior in an exaggerated or grotesque form; the representation may be written, filmed, or performed as a live skit, and may be intended as a severe reproach, or as good-natured humor.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to subject to abusive ridicule expressed in a work of art; to make (a person, behavior, or institution) the subject of a lampoon.