[ UK /sɐtˈɪɹɪkə‍l/ ]
[ US /səˈtɪɹəkəɫ, səˈtɪɹɪkəɫ/ ]
  1. exposing human folly to ridicule
    a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine
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How To Use satirical In A Sentence

  • a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine
  • So the boys decided it was high time someone did a humorous send-up of these books, in the form of a warm, satirical and very funny guide to a country that simply doesn't exist.
  • The man who's responsible for two of the most black-hearted exposés on psychological cruelty hadn't gone soft - just cheeky and satirical.
  • This satirical, slapstick comedy is a feel-good film that is effortless to watch.
  • Piers the plowman is the name assumed by Robert or William Langland, in a historico-satirical poem so called. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3
  • Challenging religion, no matter how satirical in appearance, is a potent formula. Matt’s Top 10 Films of 2009 –
  • He was the humorous and satirical idyllist _par excellence_, and laid the scenes of his romances in idyllic surroundings, using the trifling events of daily life to wonderful purpose. The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times
  • Evan Harris's reference to the MHRA is the sting in the tail of his satirical questioning. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • It's at this point I begin to wonder whether Wayne's post is actually satirical, replete with deliberate ironies I completely missed.
  • If she had only known which was the real one; she felt at times that his garrulity was a blind -- that he watched her almost satirically whilst he talked. The Wooden Horse
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