Know Your Next Word : lampoon
22. lampoon :
verb & noun :
1. to satirize, to mock, to parody
2. a sharp, often virulent satire directed against an individual or institution
The irreverent students mercilessly lampooned their Latin teacher's lisp in a skit at the school talent show.
The Harvard Lampoon, the nation's oldest humor magazine, has lampooned just about everything there is to lampoon in its 112-year history.
to lampoon important leaders in the government
Ribald poets had lampooned him.
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