Definition of 'satirical'
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Its collection of entwined stories is brilliantly constructed, moving between satirical comedy and unforced pathos. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's actually a satirical comedy about rather useless adults. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In 1953 he devoted himself to satirical drawings and reportage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I found it quite satirical, very topical and politically challenging. The Sun (2010)The film clip, on a satirical website, is worryingly convincing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Hollywood power couple became big fans of the satirical show after a weekend watching back-to-back episodes. The Sun (2012)The arrest of the pair, who said their show was satirical, was widely criticised. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When relaxed he displays a blunt, satirical humour that I like. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I cannot say I understand why a satirical magazine could drive anyone to mass murder. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'satirical'
British English: satirical ADJECTIVE
A satirical drawing, piece of writing, or comedy show is one in which humour is used to criticize something.
...a satirical novel about modern city life.
Definition of satirical from the Collins English Dictionary
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