Origin of pasquinadeFrench ; from Italian pasquinata, after Pasquino, classical statue in Rome to which it was the custom in the 16th circa to attach satirical verses
transitive verbpas·qui·nad·ed, pas·qui·nad·ing, pas·qui·nades
Origin of pasquinadeFrench, from Italian pasquinata, after Pasquino, nickname given to a statue in Rome, Italy, on which lampoons were posted.
- A lampoon, originally as published in public; a satire or libel on someone.
(third-person singular simple present pasquinades, present participle pasquinading, simple past and past participle pasquinaded)
- To satirize (someone) by using a pasquinade.