satire |ˈsaˌtī(ə)r | noun
The use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
• a play, novel, film, or other work that uses satire: a stinging satire on American politics.
• a genre of literature characterized by the use of satire.
• (in Latin literature) a literary miscellany, especially a poem ridiculing prevalent vices or follies.