lampoon

Part of speech: verb

To abuse or satirize.

Part of speech: noun

A personal satire in writing.

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Usage examples "lampoon":

  1. He was sent to Rugby, but disapproving of the headmaster's judgment of his Latin verses, he produced such a lampoon upon him, also in Latin, as made removal or expulsion a necessity. - "A Wanderer in Florence", E. V. Lucas.
  2. Ther is nothing worth Quoting in his Lampoon against the Hirelings. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  3. Perhaps Miss Slammer was surprised at receiving an invitation from Wellington University after her lampoon of college girls. - "Molly Brown's Senior Days", Nell Speed.