[ US /ˈsætɝəst/ ]
[ UK /sˈætɪɹˌɪst/ ]
  1. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
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How To Use satirist In A Sentence

  • George is certainly mocked, but he is not execrated as a vile foreigner and un-British despot, as he had been by satirists and cartoonists in the 1760s and 1770s, when he was widely despised.
  • ‘The satirist is both revealer and concealer,’ he added.
  • Both contemporary satirists have really borrowed the idea from the high avatar of absurdism Samuel Beckett.
  • Despairing, however, that he would only be remembered as a political satirist and not a genuine artist in his own right, he changed his subject matter to romantic landscapes or apocalyptic visions of the future.
  • (Library of Congress - ROWLANDSON / Archives) Reveling in exaggerated actions, the British satirist mocks a musician playing affettuoso ("with feeling") with "Discord" (ca. The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post
  • Swift wrote a great deal of poetry, but he is best regarded as a prose satirist.
  • The "peculiar domestic institution," the fillibustering tendencies of the nation, the charlatanism which is the price of political power, are butts for the shafts of the satirist, which European poets may well envy Mr. Lowell. The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 2, February, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
  • The cliffhanger nature of serial fiction, exploited by everything from 1940's B-features to modern soap opera, is an easy target for the satirist.
  • Karl Kraus, Vienna's famous satirist, once said in his unique way: ‘Diplomacy is a game of chess wherein the peoples are checkmated.’
  • He's an intelligent man, and no-one likes being pigeonholed as a black-hearted satirist so early in their career.
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