Definition and Meanings for satire
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Part of Speech of satire
Etymology of satire
Meaning of satire
as noun, adjective
- a composition, generally poetical, holding up vice or folly to reprobation; a keen or severe exposure of what in public or private morals deserves rebuke; an invective poem; as, the satires of juvenal.
- keeness and severity of remark; caustic exposure to reprobation; trenchant wit; sarcasm.