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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: lampoon(0.01476 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to lampoon.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous
way [syn: parody, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff,
burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on]
v : ridicule with satire; “The writer satirized the politician's
proposal” [syn: satirize, satirise]
English → English (gcide)
Lampoon \Lam*poon"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lampooned; p. pr. &
vb. n. Lampooning.]
To subject to abusive ridicule expressed in a work of art; to
make (a person, behavior, or institution) the subject of a
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Ribald poets had lampooned him. --Macaulay.
Syn: To libel; defame; satirize; lash.
Lampoon \Lam*poon"\, n. [F. lampon a drinking song, fr. lampons
let us drink, -- the burden of such a song, fr. lamper to
guzzle, to drink much and greedily; of German origin, and
akin to E. lap to drink. Prob. so called because drinking
songs often contain personal slander or satire.]
1. A personal satire in writing; usually, malicious and
abusive censure written only to reproach and distress.
Like her who missed her name in a lampoon,
And grieved to find herself decayed so soon.
2. Hence: Any satire ridiculing or mocking a person,
activity, or institution by representing its character or
behavior in an exaggerated or grotesque form; the
representation may be written, filmed, or performed as a
live skit, and may be intended as a severe reproach, or as