n. satire; lampoon displayed in a public place; written satire that ridicules a specific person; mockery v. satirize, lampoon; ridicule with a pasquinade

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • pasquinade — pasquinader, n. pasquinian /pas kwin ee euhn/, adj. /pas kweuh nayd /, n., v., pasquinaded, pasquinading. n. 1. a satire or lampoon, esp. one posted in a public place. v.t. 2. to assail in a pasquinade or pasquinades. [1585 95; Pasquin ( < It… …   Universalium

  • pasquinade — /pæskwəˈneɪd/ (say paskwuh nayd) noun 1. a satire, lampoon, or parody. 2. a publicly posted lampoon. –verb (t) (pasquinaded, pasquinading) 3. to assail in a pasquinade or pasquinades. {French, from Italian pasquinata, from Pasquino, name given to …   Australian English dictionary

  • pasquinade — [pas′kwilpas΄kwi nād′] n. [Fr < It pasquinata, after Pasquino, classical statue in Rome to which it was the custom in the 16th c. to attach satirical verses] a satirical piece of writing that holds its object up to ridicule, formerly one… …   English World dictionary

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