His first day back at the lampoon, he showed a copy of it to Beard.
Comedians who lampoon Leno will sometimes get a personal phone call from him, asking, "What's up?"
SNL was forced to lampoon itself as a result of the whole thing.
1650s, from lampoon (n.), or else from French lamponner, from the Middle French noun. Related: Lampooned; lampooning.