What is another word for pasquinade?

Pronunciation: [pˈaskwɪnˌe͡ɪd] (IPA)

Pasquinade, a term that is not frequently used but refers to a satirical or sarcastic work of art or literature, has several synonyms. One such synonym is lampoon, which also means a written or artistic work that ridicules or satirizes someone or something. Another synonymous term is caricature, which refers to a humorous or exaggerated depiction of a person or thing. Satire is also a term that can be used to describe a pasquinade, as it involves using humor, irony, and exaggeration to criticize or expose societal issues or individuals. Other synonyms for pasquinade include burlesque, spoof, and farce, all of which imply a humorous or ridiculous representation of something.

What are the hypernyms for Pasquinade?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Pasquinade

They disregarded the imperial admonition for moderation, and instead of an objective answer to the Augustana, they produced a long-winded pasquinade against Luther and the Evangelical preachers, a fit companion piece to the 404 theses of Eck-a general accusation against the Protestants, a slanderous anthology of garbled quotations from Luther, Melanchthon, and other Evangelical preachers.
"Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church"
Friedrich Bente
One of the gentlemen of his realm, for a pasquinade on the Margrave, was brought to the scaffold; he had, at various times, twenty-two of his soldiers shot with arrows and bullets or hanged for desertion, besides many whose penalties his clemency commuted to the loss of an ear or a nose; a Hungarian who killed his hunting-dog, he had broken alive on the wheel.
"Their Silver Wedding Journey"
William Dean Howells
In the present instance, the furious Wolcot leapt to the rash conclusion, that the author of the satire was no less a personage than Mr. Hayley, and he assailed the elegant author of the "Triumphs of Temper" in a virulent pasquinade.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)"
Isaac D'Israeli

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