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Definition of Satirical


  1. Of or pertaining to satire; of the nature of satire; as, a satiric style.
  2. Censorious; severe in language; sarcastic; insulting.

Satirical Quotations

Cummings' career as a writer - and a painter - was as wobbly as his love life. He tried his hand at playwriting, satirical essays, and even a dance scenario for Lincoln Kirsten.
Billy Collins

The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication of my disappointment in man, which is the opposite way of saying that I have high expectations for the human race.
Jack Levine

You can't be satirical and not be offensive to somebody.
Tom Lehrer

I probably owe my political dismay to New Labour, but also my growing sense that the satirical shape of human affairs is international and historical, not glued to the tawdry ambitions of a team of politicians who represent nothing but themselves.
Andrew O'Hagan

In my opinion, Lenny Bruce was more of an influence on Zappa's satirical lyric's than anyone that I know of.
Jimmy Carl Black
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Satirical Translations

satirical in French is satire
satirical in German is Spottgedicht
satirical in Hungarian is ironikus, szatirikus
satirical in Swedish is satiriskt
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