AskDefine | Define lampoon

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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]

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  • /læmˈpuːn/, /l

Extensive Definition

Lampoon may refer to one of the following:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Atticism, agile wit, black humor, burlesque, caricature, comedy, dry wit, esprit, farce, hatchet job, hit off on, humor, imitation, irony, malicious parody, mock, mockery, nimble wit, parody, pasquil, pasquin, pasquinade, pastiche, pleasantry, poison pen, pretty wit, put down, quick wit, ready wit, ridicule, run down, salt, sarcasm, satire, satirize, savor of wit, send up, skewer, slapstick, slapstick humor, squib, subtle wit, take off, take off on, take-off, takeoff, travesty, visual humor, wicked imitation, wit
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