Satirical


Satirical
Satiric Sa*tir"ic, Satirical Sa*tir"ic*al, a. [L. satiricus: cf. F. satirique.] 1. Of or pertaining to satire; of the nature of satire; as, a satiric style. [1913 Webster]

2. Censorious; severe in language; sarcastic; insulting. ``Satirical rogue.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Cutting; caustic; poignant; sarcastic; ironical; bitter; reproachful; abusive. [1913 Webster] -- {Sa*tir"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Sa*tir"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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