of, pertaining to, containing, or characterized by satire: satirical novels.
indulging in or given to satire: a satirical poet.
Also, satiric.

1520–30; < Late Latin satiric(us) (satir(a) satire + -icus -ic) + -al1

satirically, adverb
satiricalness, noun
nonsatiric, adjective
nonsatirical, adjective
nonsatirically, adverb
nonsatiricalness, noun
pseudosatirical, adjective
pseudosatirically, adverb
quasi-satirical, adjective
quasi-satirically, adverb
semisatiric, adjective
semisatirical, adjective
semisatirically, adverb
subsatiric, adjective
subsatirical, adjective
subsatirically, adverb
subsatiricalness, noun
unsatiric, adjective
unsatirical, adjective
unsatirically, adverb
unsatiricalness, noun

1. sardonic, ironical, taunting, cutting, mordant, biting, acid. See cynical. Unabridged
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satirical or satiric (səˈtɪrɪkəl)
1.  of, relating to, or containing satire
2.  given to the use of satire
satiric or satiric
sa'tirically or satiric
sa'tiricalness or satiric

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Word Origin & History

1520s, from L.L. satiricus, from L. satira "satire, poetic medley" (see satire).
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Example sentences
We learn to smile indulgently or to comment satirically.
All tend to allude satirically, but indirectly, to current socio-political issues.
Having satirically distanced himself from these absurd people, he cannot easily give much weight to their plight.
Masked marchers, flower-bedecked floats, and satirically decorated vehicles mark the occasion.
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