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A work or performance that imitates another work or performance with ridicule or irony
To make a parody of something

The comedy movie parodied the entire Western genre.

to render ludicrous by imitating the language of
{v} to copy or do by way of parody
{n} a burlesque change of another's words
a work that imitates another work for comic effect by exaggerating the style and changing the content of the original
humorous or satirical mimicry
To write a parody upon; to burlesque
make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
An imitation intended for humorous effect
{f} compose a farcical imitation of another work, write a satirical imitation
A parody is a humorous or satirical (ironic/sarcastic) imitation of a serious piece of literature or writing
a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
A mocking imitation of the style of a literary work or works which ridicules the stylistic habits of an author or school of writers by exaggerated mimicry Parody is related to Burlesque in its application of serious styles to ridiculous subjects, to satire in its punishment of eccentricities, and even to criticism in its analysis of style In English two of the leading parodists are Henry Fielding and James Joyce Poets in the 19th century, such as William Wordsworth and Robert Browning, suffered numerous parodies of their works
make a spoof of or make fun of
a not-uncomplimentary send-up of another work, such as Geoffrey Chaucer's "Sir Thopas" in The Canterbury Tales Wendy Cope adds many expert modern parodies in her Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis (1986)
Mimicking the language and style of another
A form of satire that sets out to spoof another work of literature (or other art)
A satirical imitation of a literary or musical work Permission from the owner of the copyright is generally required before commercial exploitation of a parody
An imitation of an author or work for comic effect
The imitation of a work or an author's style or ideas for the purposes of ridicule (compare Satire)
humorous, exaggerated imitation of an author, literary work, film, genre, style etc
disapproval When you say that something is a parody of a particular thing, you are criticizing it because you think it is a very poor example or bad imitation of that thing. The first trial was a parody of justice. = travesty. parodied parodying parodies to copy someone or something in a way that makes people laugh. In literature, a work in which the style of an author is closely imitated for comic effect or in ridicule. Differing from both burlesque (by the depth of its technical penetration) and travesty (which treats dignified subjects in a trivial manner), parody mercilessly exposes the tricks of manner and thought of its victim and therefore cannot be written without a thorough appreciation of the work it ridicules. Examples date from as early as ancient Greece and occur in nearly all literatures and all periods
humorous or satirical mimicry a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way make a spoof of or make fun of
An exaggerated imitation of a serious work for humorous purposes It borrows words or phrases from an original, and pokes fun at it This is also a form of allusion, since it is referencing a previous text, event, etc The Simpsons often do parodies of Shakespeare plays Saturday Night Live also does parodies of famous persons and events
a work, often humorous, that imitates another work, usually serious
A popular maxim, adage, or (Atasözü)
the treatment of a serious subject in a nonsensical manner, especially art forms for example the situation comedy Roseanne is a parody of many situation comedies, such as The Cosby Show, which depict an idealized family
A writing in which the language or sentiment of an author is mimicked; especially, a kind of literary pleasantry, in which what is written on one subject is altered, and applied to another by way of burlesque; travesty
{i} literary work containing a farcical imitation of a particular person characteristic or style
A parody is a humorous piece of writing, drama, or music which imitates the style of a well-known person or represents a familiar situation in an exaggerated way. `The Scarlet Capsule' was a parody of the popular 1959 TV series `The Quatermass Experiment'
Dramatic material that makes fun of a dramatic genre or mode or of specific literary works; a form of theatre that is often highly entertaining but rarely has lasting value
When someone parodies a particular work, thing, or person, they imitate it in an amusing or exaggerated way. a sketch parodying the views of Jean-Marie Le Pen
Of, related to, or having the characteristics of parody
Having the character of parody
past of parody
plural of parody
third-person singular of parody
present participle of parody
Self-parody is a way of performing or behaving in which you exaggerate and make fun of the way you normally perform or behave. By the end of his life, Presley's vocals often descended close to self-parody