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English → English (WordNet) Definition: lampoon lampoon 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) Definition: Lampoon 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 lampoon. [1913 Webster +PJC] Ribald poets had lampooned him. --Macaulay. Syn: To libel; defame; satirize; lash. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Like her who missed her name in a lampoon, And grieved to find herself decayed so soon. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 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 good-natured humor. [PJC]

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