Part of speech: noun

A writer of satire.

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Usage examples "satirist":

  1. He had a greater sense of beauty and a more refined touch than most of his colleagues; and though he did not shine as a satirist, he was always well in the spirit of Punch. - "The History of "Punch"", M. H. Spielmann.
  2. Martial, by whom he is repeatedly mentioned, alludes to him only as a rhetorician, not as a satirist. - "Latin Literature", J. W. Mackail.
  3. When he succeeded in naming the speaker, the detected satirist put on the poke, and in his turn heard things good- if he had a conceit of himself- for his soul's health. - "When Love Calls", Stanley J. Weyman.