Lampoon in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Lampoon

a written attack or other work ridiculing a person, group, or institution

Examples of Lampoon in a sentence

Because Freddy posted an uncomplimentary lampoon of his boss on his Facebook page, he soon found himself looking for new employment. 🔊

Sam wrote a harsh lampoon of the mayor and sent it to the newspaper, but the editor refused to publish it.  🔊

Ronnie maintains a popular blog that is basically a lampoon of the week’s television shows. 🔊

For the past few decades, the writers of “Saturday Night Live” have written one lampoon after another at the expense of whichever politicians happened to be in the news at the time.  🔊

People who achieve celebrity status of any kind should not be surprised to see an occasional lampoon in the media that makes fun of some aspect of their lives.  🔊

Although he uses a comic format to lampoon social issues, his underlying message is intended to be taken quite seriously.  🔊

In that kingdom, any subject who was foolish enough to publicly lampoon the king would be punished by having his tongue cut out of his mouth.  🔊

As a satirical writer for the newspaper, Jeff is always on the lookout for fresh targets to lampoon in his column.  🔊

Back in the 1970s, “The Dean Martin Show” began a practice of using celebrity roasts to lampoon entertainers, and they became popular form of entertainment that continues today.  🔊

Some writers seem to lampoon successful people out of envy.  🔊

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