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sa·tir·i·cal

 (sə-tĭr′ĭ-kəl) or sa·tir·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by satire.
2. Given to or fond of making satirical remarks.

sa·tir′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.satiric - exposing human folly to ridicule; "a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"
sarcastic - expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

satiric

adjective
Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit:
Translations

satiric

[səˈtɪrɪk] ADJsatírico
References in classic literature ?
This was a rule indeed which only added to the satiric effect of my being plied with the supposition that he might at any moment be among us.
Jenkins was holding his gun in an attitude more awkward than any that his satiric friends had seen or expected.
The outdoor air had apparently taken away from him all tendency to act on impulse; she knew that he saw her without irradiation--in all her bareness; that Time was chanting his satiric psalm at her then
Her shrewdness had a streak of satiric bitterness continually renewed and never carried utterly out of sight, except by a strong current of gratitude towards those who, instead of telling her that she ought to be contented, did something to make her so.
The relations of the husband to his affectionate, satiric, pleasure-seeking wife, who knew so well all the eighteen theatres which then existed in Paris, are treated with much quiet humour.
I was myself driving a poor but not dishonest quill at the time, and the topic of the hour goaded me into satiric verse which obtained a better place than anything I had yet turned out.
This satiric novella by a rising Swiss talent vividly narrates the experiences of Preising, a filthy rich industrialist unwittingly controlled by his assistant.
Commenting on the radio show "Hihiruku" banned two weeks ago, Erol Rizaov in Utrinski vesnik is glad to say that the cult satiric and most listened to show will now return on Radio Skopje, probably after the massive outpour of comments and criticisms of readers and listeners.
Of course, Hill has been resident in the Midlands for a few decades, but he has lost none of his satiric American wit.
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The ultimate critical realization or decision that fantasy is at the core of satire--perhaps Frye's most important contribution to the study--is in fact directly consequent to this transubstantiation of satiric acid from reductive to aesthetic.
Sex and satiric tragedy in early modern England; penetrating wit.