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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.]
(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]
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]
Past participle: pasquinaded
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