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parody

noun

1 parody

A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.

synonyms: burlesque, lampoon, mockery, pasquinade, put-on, send-up, sendup, spoof, takeoff, travesty.

Roget 856: ridicule, derision; sardonic smile, sardonic grin; irrision; scoffing etc. (disrespect) 929; mockery, quiz, banter, irony, ... show more

Roget 555: misrepresentation, distortion, caricatura, exaggeration; daubing etc. v.; bad likeness, daub, sign painting; scratch, caricature; anamorphosis; burlesque, ... show more

Roget 21: copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness.    image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, ... show more

Roget 19: imitation; copying etc. v.; transcription; repetition, duplication, reduplication; quotation; reproduction; mimeograph, xerox, facsimile; ... show more

Roget 523: misinterpretation, misapprehension, misunderstanding, misacceptation, misconstruction, misapplication; catachresis; eisegesis; cross-reading, cross-purposes; mistake etc. 495.    misrepresentation, ... show more

Dutch: bedotterij, mystificatie, grap
Polish: karykatura, parodia, szarada



2 parody

Humorous or satirical mimicry.

synonyms: mockery, takeoff.

Dutch: parodie, persiflage

verb

1 parody

Make a spoof of or make fun of.

2 parody

Make a parody of.

synonyms: burlesque, spoof.

Roget 19: imitate, copy, mirror, reflect, reproduce, repeat; do like, echo, reecho, catch; transcribe; match, parallel.    ... show more

Roget 856: ridicule, deride, mock, taunt; snigger; laugh in one's sleeve; tease [ridicule lightly], badinage, banter, rally, chaff, joke, ... show more

Roget 555: misrepresent, distort, overdraw, exaggerate, caricature, daub; burlesque, parody, travesty.   

Dutch: parodiƫren


Moby thesaurus: Atticism, agile wit, anamorphosis, ape, bad likeness, belie, black humor, botch, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, color, comedy, copy, copying, corruption, counterfeiting, daub, debasement, deride ... show more.

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