June 26th, 2018


Word of the Day 06/26/18 Pasquinade

Pasquinade (noun, verb)
pasquinade [pas-kwuh-neyd]

1. a satire or lampoon, especially one posted in a public place.

verb (used with object), pas·quin·ad·ed, pas·quin·ad·ing.
2. to assail in a pasquinade or pasquinades.

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Origin: 1585–95; Pasquin (< Italian Pasquino, name given an antique Roman statue unearthed in 1501 that was annually decorated and posted with verses) + -ade; replacing pasquinata < Italian

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