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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lam·poon /læmˈpun/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lam·poon n.
 1. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lam·poon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lampooned p. pr. & vb. n. Lampooning.] To subject to abusive ridicule expressed in a work of art; to make (a person, behavior, or institution) the subject of a lampoon.
    Ribald poets had lampooned him.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- To libel; defame; satirize; lash.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous
          way [syn: parody, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff,
           burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on]
      v : ridicule with satire; "The writer satirized the politician's
          proposal" [syn: satirize, satirise]