- 1to criticize someone or something publicly in an amusing way that makes them or it look ridiculous synonym satirize
- 2 His cartoons mercilessly lampooned the politicians of his time.
NAmE//læmˈpun//lampoon somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lampoon
he / she / it lampoons
past simple lampooned
-ing form lampooning