Adjective "Satyrical" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Satyrical


    Definition:

    1. Classical Mythology. one of a class of woodland deities, attendant on Bacchus, represented as part human, part horse, and sometimes part goat and noted for riotousness and lasciviousness.

    2. a lascivious man; lecher.

    3. a man who has satyriasis.

    4. Also, satyrid[sey-ter-id, sat-er-, suh-tahy-rid]/ˈseɪ tər ɪd, ˈsæt ər-, səˈtaɪ rɪd/. Also called satyr butterfly. any of several butterflies of the family Satyridae, having gray or brown wings marked with eyespots.

    Origin:
    satyr

    Examples:

    "canards can be satyrical."