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verb as in ridicule, make fun of

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During the last year of his life, King is old news, lampooned behind his back as “the Lawd!”

Unabashed feminist author Catlin Moran lampooned women who did not identify as feminists in her book, How To Be a Woman.

He's lampooned all of these politicians—quite smartly, too—on SNL.

Often lampooned for being a right-winger, he was not, in fact, ideological.

Sembler was lampooned as a wealthy airhead who basically won the ambassadorship at auction.

Juries acquitted republican papers; the press lampooned the King.

Certain statesmen have been so lampooned by the "hired" libelers that they have been ruined.

He lampooned the prince regent, yet he could not alienate the Tories.

I've been lampooned and ridiculed in the papers, and I'm going to give them my answer—that is, as I said, if I'm any good.

Beethoven professed friendship to Haslinger to the end, though he lampooned him in private.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lampooned, such as: caricature, satirize, mock, parody, travesty, and jape.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.