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lampoon

noun [C] uk   us   /læmˈpuːn/
a piece of writing, a drawing, etc. that criticizes a famous person or a public organization in a humorous way, allowing their or its bad qualities to be seen and making them or it seem stupid: The magazine is famed for its merciless political lampoons.
lampoon
verb [T] uk   us  
Many celebrities are lampooned on this satirical website.
Translations of “lampoon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 諷刺文章, 諷刺漫畫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讽刺文章, 讽刺漫画…
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