satirist


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Synonyms for satirist

a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm

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Bassem Youssef is an Egyptian satirist and former columnist.
BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt Thursday welcomed the visit of Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef to Lebanon, saying the country needed people like him to help relieve the "constipated" political class.
ANDY ZALTZMAN is a Satirist for Hire - and Liverpool audiences are being given the chance to enlist his help.
Bassem Youssef, often compared to US satirist Jon Stewart, moved Al-Bernameg (The Programme) to Saudi-owned channel MBC last year after it was pulled by the private Egyptian broadcaster CBC.
In addition to a good satirist having a cause that is society's concern and not merely his own, he must have "a benevolence to all men," that is, a good-nature, to "rail agreeably" and to create "representations [that] bear a pleasantry in them" (Tatler #242, 4:236, 237; cf.
They included popular TV satirist Bassem Youssef, who was accused of insulting Mursi and Islam.
Cairo: Egypt's celebrated TV satirist Bassam Yousuf was released on bail yesterday evening pending further questioning for allegedly defaming Islam and President Mohammad Mursi on his show.
CAIRO (TAP) - Egyptian prosecutors questioned Egypt's most prominent television satirist on Sunday over allegations he insulted the president and Islam, a case that has increased opposition fears of a crackdown on dissent.
The normative theory of political satire offered here will thus focus its attention not only on the content provided by the satirist, but also the boundaries within which a satirist must function to maintain his (2) position as satirist (Caulfield, 2008).
With MPs apparently eager to set themselves up for a fall, has the job of a satirist changed?
Summary: Four Lions is the long-awaited feature-length debut from satirist extraordinaire Chris Morris.
WHEN everyone complained about the price rise, satirist Jaspal Bhatti asked banks and other financial institutions to grant loans to people for buying vegetables and grocery.
A twice jailed, self-exiled Iranian satirist sees President Ahmadi-nejad as just too easy a target of satire.
Stephen Colbert: great satirist or the greatest satirist?
BRITISH satirist Chris Morris has revealed he gets tongue-tied when angry.