- The definition of satirical is something that uses or contains satire, which is humor or irony that is sarcastic or ridiculing.
An example of a satirical play is a play that uses irony and dark humor.
satirical definition by Webster's New World
- of, like, or containing satire
- indulging in, or fond of indulging in, satire
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- satirically adverb
satirical definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or characterized by satire. See Synonyms at sarcastic.
- sa·tirˈi·cal·ly adverb