satyr play

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satyr play

n
(Theatre) (in ancient Greek drama) a ribald play with a chorus of satyrs, presented at the Dionysian festival
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sa′tyr play`


n.
(in ancient Greece) a burlesque or ribald drama having a chorus portraying satyrs.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.satyr play - an ancient Greek burlesque with a chorus of satyrssatyr play - an ancient Greek burlesque with a chorus of satyrs
drama, dramatic play, play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
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