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English definition of “lampoon”

lampoon

noun [C] uk   /læmˈpuːn/ us  
a piece of writing, a drawing, etc. which criticizes in a humorous way a famous person or a public organization, allowing their bad qualities to be seen and making them seem stupid: The magazine is famed for its merciless political lampoons.Types of film, play, book etc.
lampoon
verb [T] uk   us  
Many celebrities are lampooned on this satirical website.Mocking and taunting
(Definition of lampoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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