HyperDic: burlesque

English > 4 senses of the word burlesque:
ADJECTIVEpertburlesquerelating to or characteristic of a burlesque
NOUNcommunicationburlesquea theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor
communicationburlesque, parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, takeoff, travesty, pasquinade, put-ona composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
VERBcommunicationburlesque, spoof, parodymake a parody of
burlesque > pronunciation
Soundsberleh'sk
Rhymesdesk ... statuesque: 6 rhymes with ehsk...
English > burlesque: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of a burlesque.
Example"burlesque theater"
Spanishburlesco
Nounsburlesquea theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor
burlesquea composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
English > burlesque: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease).
BroadershowA social event involving a public performance or entertainment
Spanishburlesque
Catalanburlesque
Adjectivesburlesquerelating to or characteristic of a burlesque
Verbsburlesquemake a parody of
English > burlesque: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.
Synonymsparody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, takeoff, travesty, pasquinade, put-on
Broadercaricature, imitation, impersonationA representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
Spanishburla, farsa, parodia, pasquín, ridiculización, sátira
Catalanburla, paròdia
Adjectivesburlesquerelating to or characteristic of a burlesque
Verbsburlesquemake a parody of
English > burlesque: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake a parody of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsspoof, parody
Narrowertravestymake a travesty of
Broadermockimitate with mockery and derision
Spanishimitar, parodiar
Catalanparodiar
Nounsburlesquea theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor
burlesquea composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

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