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satirist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
satiristsat‧i‧rist /ˈsætɪrɪst/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 ALsomeone who writes satire
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satiristIn his lifetime he was famous, or infamous, as a satirist, a journalist and a political polemicist.The passage which opens this chapter is an instance of a satirist attacking a higher social class.Among labouring poets, Mary Leapor will prove a particularly strong instance of a satirist attacking her betters.These are words which will be much repeated, and not just by assorted comics and satirists.In writing, Leyner is part gonzo journalist, part satirist.He was a social satirist who portrayed the vices and follies of the aristocratic society of the London of his time.Back in Vienna he had been bewitched by the viciously witty judgments of the satirist, Karl Kraus.
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