Satire

What is Satire ?

Satire is (noun) 1. a way of attacking people in speaking or writing by making them seem ridiculous his use of satire in his weekly political column 2. a piece of writ- ing which criticises people by making them seem ridiculous ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ is a satire on 18th-century England.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level