satire noun definition in Linguistic devices topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Linguistic devices topic
a way of criticizing a person, an idea or an institution in which you use humour to show their faults or weaknesses; a piece of writing that uses this type of criticism political/social satire a work full of savage/biting satire The novel is a stinging satire on American politics.

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