- of, like, or containing satire
- indulging in, or fond of indulging in, satire
Hamlet by Shakespeare is an example of a satirical story.
An example of a satirical play is a play that uses irony and dark humor.
- Of, relating to, or characterized by satire.
- Given to or fond of making satirical remarks.
(comparative more satirical, superlative most satirical)
- Of, pertaining to, or connected with satire.
- Spitting Image was a famous satirical television program.
satire +"Ž -ical
- The gray eyes held a glint of something more than humor, but his lips twisted into a satirical smile.
- Satirical verse had two notable cultivators in D.
- A number of satirical folk-tales (largely of Turkish origin) are current at the expense of Jew, gipsy or parish priest.
- In the Itthon (At Home), by Alois Degre (1877), the tale is made the medium for a satirical attack upon official corruption and Hungarian national vanity; and in the Almok dlmodoja (Dreamer of Dreams), by John Asboth (1878), other national defects are aimed at.
- His exquisite satirical songs, in an easy and elegant but still manly and splendid language, have raised much discussion.