HyperDic: ironist

English > 1 sense of the word ironist:
NOUNperson ironist, satirist, ridiculera humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
English > ironist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm.
Synonymssatirist, ridiculer
InstancesJuvenal, Decimus Junius JuvenalisRoman satirist who denounced / denounced the vice / vice and folly of Roman society during the reign of the emperor Domitian (60-140)
Rabelais, Francois Rabelaisauthor of satirical attacks on medieval scholasticism (1494-1553)
Swift, Jonathan Swift, Dean SwiftAn English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
Broaderhumorist, humouristsomeone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
Spanishpanfletista, satírico
Catalanpamfletista, satíric
Nounsironywitty language used to convey insults or scorn

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