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.

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