Synonyms for lampoon

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : lam-poon
Phonetic Transcription : læmˈpun

Top 10 synonyms for lampoon Other synonyms for the word lampoon

Définition of lampoon

Origin :
  • 1640s, from French lampon (17c.), of unknown origin, said by French etymologists to be from lampons "let us drink," popular refrain for scurrilous 17c. songs, from lamper "to drink, guzzle," a nasalized form of laper "to lap," from a Germanic source akin to lap (v.). Also see -oon.
  • noun parody, satire
  • verb ridicule, make fun of
Example sentences :
  • These were choice morsels from the lampoon of the notary Danckaerts.
  • Extract from : « The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II. » by John Lothrop Motley
  • Pope and Johnson alike lent their pens to lampoon the minister.
  • Extract from : « History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8) » by John Richard Green
  • A lampoon in such an edition and given away by a newsman who knew him!
  • Extract from : « The Hero of the People » by Alexandre Dumas
  • You lie in your throat; there is no one dares make a lampoon about Arne of Guldvik.
  • Extract from : « Early Plays » by Henrik Ibsen
  • When expletives occur they are generally in the spirit of derision and lampoon.
  • Extract from : « A Cursory History of Swearing » by Julian Sharman
  • We obtain the exact salary more or less correctly from a lampoon.
  • Extract from : « Lord Chatham » by Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
  • His crime was a lampoon of two lines affixed to the college door.
  • Extract from : « Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast » by Samuel Adams Drake
  • As a lampoon, Don Quixote could hardly have endured to this day.
  • Extract from : « The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1-20 » by Various
  • You mention my 'Satire,' lampoon, or whatever you or others please to call it.
  • Extract from : « Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III » by Thomas Moore
  • The Thesmophoriazousae, staged in 411, is a lampoon on Euripides.
  • Extract from : « Authors of Greece » by T. W. Lumb

Antonyms for lampoon

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