lampoon lampoon  /læm ˈpun/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
  2. (v) ridicule with satire

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Irreverence amongst students has reached horrendous proportions. They think nothing of lampooning their teachers publicly.
  2. The show that lampoons famous personalities has become a huge grosser.

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  1. "Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine standing here, standing on the steps of the Harvard Lampoon. It's really exciting and I've had such a great time," said Hilton, who stars as an attractive best friend to an ugly duckling in the film "The...
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Paris Hilton Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "He said, 'Listen, it's kind of a satire. It's a lampoon,'" Chopra said, recalling Myers' words. "He said on the surface it's like that, but on a deeper level, it's a tribute."
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Deepak Chopra Source: FOXNews

  3. "Journalists, cartoonists, actors and all other sundry critics of the government have nothing to fear from these new proposals," Mr Howard said. "People can still attack me and Mr Beazley and lampoon us, as I am sure they will, without any...
    on Nov 13, 2005 By: John Howard Source: The Age

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