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  • nounparody, satire
  • verbridicule, make fun of

synonyms for lampoon

  • burlesque
  • caricature
  • invective
  • pasquinade
  • pastiche
  • ridicule
  • roast
  • skit
  • squib
  • takedown
  • takeoff
  • pasquil
  • send-up
See also synonyms for: lampooned / lampooning
  • caricature
  • satirize
  • mock
  • parody
  • travesty
  • jape
  • rail
  • burlesque
  • roast
  • pasquinade
  • put on
  • take off
  • squib
  • send up
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antonyms for lampoon

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  • flattery
  • praise
  • support
  • approve
  • praise
  • applaud
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How to use lampoon in a sentence

The idea was for Bennifer to perform a cheeky lampoon of their own personas — but the parody didn’t land.
THE JENNIFER LOPEZ-BEN AFFLECK RECOUPLING IS THE GREATEST GOSSIP STORY WE’VE HAD IN YEARSCONSTANCE GRADYAUGUST 24, 2021VOX
I called Liszt's article a criticism, but "lampoon" or "libel" would have been a more appropriate designation.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Lampoon itself would disdain to speak ill of him of whom no man speaks well.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
In a few weeks that amusing lampoon on the scholars and commentators of the time had run through four editions.
THE ANGLO-FRENCH ENTENTE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES BASTIDE
I dined with Mr. Addison, and Jervas the painter, at Addison's country place; and then came home, and writ more to my lampoon.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
I have almost finished my lampoon, and will print it for revenge on a certain great person.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
A mug or a jug with an inscription may tell a story of popular party feeling as pointedly as a broadsheet or a political lampoon.
CHATS ON OLD EARTHENWAREARTHUR HAYDEN
Squib, skwib, n. a paper tube filled with combustibles, thrown up into the air burning and bursting: a petty lampoon.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
In the next year, 424, Aristophanes produced the Knights, the most violent political lampoon in literature.
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As a rule, however, the lampoon possessed no poetical graces, and in its very nature was usually anonymous.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LAMPOON

  • burly
  • caricature
  • farce
  • lampoon
  • lampoonery
  • mock
  • mockery
  • parody
  • pastiche
  • peep show
  • revue
  • satire
  • send-up
  • spoof
  • strip
  • takeoff
  • travesty
  • vaudeville
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