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Definition of Lampoon

Lampoon
Lampoon Lam*poon", n. [F. lampon a drinking song, fr. lampons let us drink, -- the burden of such a song, fr. lamper to guzzle, to drink much and greedily; of German origin, and akin to E. lap to drink. Prob. so called because drinking songs often contain personal slander or satire.] A personal satire in writing; usually, malicious and abusive censure written only to reproach and distress. Like her who missed her name in a lampoon, And grieved to find herself decayed so soon. --Dryden.
Lampoon
Lampoon Lam*poon", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lampooned; p. pr. & vb. n. Lampooning.] To subject to abusive ridicule expressed in writing; to make the subject of a lampoon. Ribald poets had lampooned him. --Macaulay. Syn: To libel; defame; satirize; lash.

Meaning of Lampoon from wikipedia

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- The Harvard Lampoon is an undergraduate humor publication founded in 1876 by seven undergraduates at Harvard University in Cambridge, M****achusetts. The...
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- This list is of members of The Harvard Lampoon, a student satirical literary society founded in 1876. Frederick Lewis AllenAmerican historian and editor...