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noun. ['ˈsæˌtaɪɝ'] witty language used to convey insults or scorn.
Rhymes with Satire
How do you pronounce satire?
Pronounce satire as ˈsæˌtaɪər.
US - How to pronounce satire in American English
UK - How to pronounce satire in British English
Sentences with satire
1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a clever title that will immediately let the reader know that it is a satire.
2. Verb, past participle
An exception to defamation is satire.
Quotes about satire
1. 'Halal in the Family' will expose a broad audience to some of the realities of being Muslim in America. By using satire, we will encourage people to reconsider their assumptions about Muslims, while providing a balm to those experiencing anti-Muslim bias. I also hope those Uncles and Aunties out there will crack a smile!
- Aasif Mandvi
2. I'm looking at some comedic horror films because I have often been accused of being too dark. I'm not dark, not compared with 'Saw' or anything like that. So I'm looking at live-action horror films, but not slasher ones - ones that have humor and maybe some social satire.
- Henry Selick
3. Magoo's appeal lies in our hostility toward an older generation. But he's not only nearsighted physically. His mind is selective of what it sees, too. That is where the humor, the satire lies, in the difference between what he thinks he sees and reality as we see it.
- Jim Backus