Definition of Satyric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or having the characteristics of a satyr. "This satyric old man pursues young girls"

Exact synonyms: Satyrical
Partainyms: Satyr, Satyr
Derivative terms: Satyr, Satyr, Satyr, Satyr



Definition of Satyric

1. a. Of or pertaining to satyrs; burlesque; as, satyric tragedy.

Definition of Satyric

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a satyr. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satyric

1. satyr [adj] - See also: satyr

Satyric Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satyric

saturninity
saturnism
saturnisms
satyagraha
satyagrahas
satyr
satyr orchid
satyr play
satyra
satyral
satyrals
satyras
satyress
satyriases
satyric (current term)
satyrical
satyrid
satyrids
satyrion
satyrions
satyrisk
satyrisks
satyrism
satyrlike
satyrs
sau
sauba
sauba ant
sauba ants

Literary usage of Satyric

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1. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1889)
"Costume of satyric Actors. The costume of the actors in the satyric drama ... Tragedy and the satyric drama were sister forms of art, descended from the ..."

2. The Tragic Drama of the Greeks by Arthur Elam Haigh (1896)
"The satyric Drama. The origin of the satyric drama as a distinct species of ... The purpose of the satyric play was to combine in a single performance the ..."

3. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1889)
"The costume of the actors in the satyric drama naturally comes next for ... Tragedy and the satyric drama were sister forms of art, descended from the same ..."

4. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1898)
"Costume of satyric Actors. The costume of the actors in the satyric drama ... Tragedy and the satyric drama were sister forms of art, descended from the ..."

5. History of the Literature of Ancient Greece: To the Period of Isocrates by Karl Otfried Müller, George Cornewall Lewis (1847)
"The complete separation of the satyric drama from the other dramatic varieties is ... which are closely connected with the satyric drama; t and he moreover ..."

6. The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic and Lyric by Sophocles (1888)
"satyric PLAYS ... There remain a few fragments ascribed to satyric plays, on miscellaneous subjects. ..."

7. A History of Greek Literature: From the Earliest Period to the Death of by Frank Byron Jevons (1894)
"As tragedy developed from the satyric drama, it was late before it threw off comic language and assumed its proper dignity. ..."

8. The Theatre: Its Development in France and England, and a History of Its by Charles Hastings (1901)
"... TRAGEDIES AND THE satyric DRAMA Origins of Tragedy: the Festival of Dionysus—The Primitive Stage— Thespis and the first Tragedies—The Poet-Actors—The ..."

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