pasquinade


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pas·qui·nade

 (păs′kwə-nād′)
n.
A satire or lampoon, especially one that ridicules a specific person, traditionally written and posted in a public place.
tr.v. pas·qui·nad·ed, pas·qui·nad·ing, pas·qui·nades
To ridicule with a pasquinade; satirize or lampoon.

[French, from Italian pasquinata, after Pasquino, , nickname given to a statue in Rome, Italy, on which lampoons were posted.]

pas′qui·nad′er n.

pasquinade

(ˌpæskwɪˈneɪd) or

pasquil

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an abusive lampoon or satire, esp one posted in a public place
vb, -ades, -ading, -aded, -quils, -quilling or -quilled
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (tr) to ridicule with pasquinade
[C17: from Italian Pasquino name given to an ancient Roman statue disinterred in 1501, which was annually posted with satirical verses]
ˌpasquinˈader n

pas•quin•ade

(ˌpæs kwəˈneɪd)

n., v. -ad•ed, -ad•ing. n.
1. a satire or lampoon, esp. one posted in a public place.
v.t.
2. to satirize in a pasquinade.
[1585–95; Pasquin < Italian Pasquino, name given an antique Roman statue unearthed in 1501 that was annually decorated and posted with verses); replacing pasquinata < Italian]
pas`quin•ad′er, n.

pasquinade


Past participle: pasquinaded
Gerund: pasquinading

Imperative
pasquinade
pasquinade
Present
I pasquinade
you pasquinade
he/she/it pasquinades
we pasquinade
you pasquinade
they pasquinade
Preterite
I pasquinaded
you pasquinaded
he/she/it pasquinaded
we pasquinaded
you pasquinaded
they pasquinaded
Present Continuous
I am pasquinading
you are pasquinading
he/she/it is pasquinading
we are pasquinading
you are pasquinading
they are pasquinading
Present Perfect
I have pasquinaded
you have pasquinaded
he/she/it has pasquinaded
we have pasquinaded
you have pasquinaded
they have pasquinaded
Past Continuous
I was pasquinading
you were pasquinading
he/she/it was pasquinading
we were pasquinading
you were pasquinading
they were pasquinading
Past Perfect
I had pasquinaded
you had pasquinaded
he/she/it had pasquinaded
we had pasquinaded
you had pasquinaded
they had pasquinaded
Future
I will pasquinade
you will pasquinade
he/she/it will pasquinade
we will pasquinade
you will pasquinade
they will pasquinade
Future Perfect
I will have pasquinaded
you will have pasquinaded
he/she/it will have pasquinaded
we will have pasquinaded
you will have pasquinaded
they will have pasquinaded
Future Continuous
I will be pasquinading
you will be pasquinading
he/she/it will be pasquinading
we will be pasquinading
you will be pasquinading
they will be pasquinading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pasquinading
you have been pasquinading
he/she/it has been pasquinading
we have been pasquinading
you have been pasquinading
they have been pasquinading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pasquinading
you will have been pasquinading
he/she/it will have been pasquinading
we will have been pasquinading
you will have been pasquinading
they will have been pasquinading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pasquinading
you had been pasquinading
he/she/it had been pasquinading
we had been pasquinading
you had been pasquinading
they had been pasquinading
Conditional
I would pasquinade
you would pasquinade
he/she/it would pasquinade
we would pasquinade
you would pasquinade
they would pasquinade
Past Conditional
I would have pasquinaded
you would have pasquinaded
he/she/it would have pasquinaded
we would have pasquinaded
you would have pasquinaded
they would have pasquinaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pasquinade - a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous waypasquinade - a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
caricature, impersonation, imitation - a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
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