HyperDic: parody

English > 4 senses of the word parody:
NOUNcommunicationparody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, pasquinade, put-ona composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
actparody, mockery, takeoffhumorous or satirical mimicry
VERBcreationparodymake a spoof of or make fun of
communicationparody, spoof, burlesquemake a parody of
parody > pronunciation
Soundspeh'rahdiy
Rhymesalready ... yesterday: 132 rhymes with diy...
English > parody: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.
Synonymslampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, 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
Nounsparodistmimics literary or musical style for comic effect
Verbsparodymake a parody of
English > parody: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaninghumorous or satirical mimicry.
Synonymsmockery, takeoff
Broaderapery, mimicryThe act of mimicking
Spanishburla, imitación, parodia
Catalanparòdia
Nounsparodistmimics literary or musical style for comic effect
Verbsparodymake a spoof of or make fun of
English > parody: 4 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake a spoof of or make fun of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderact, play, representPlay a role or part
Spanishparodiar, satirizar
Nounsparodyhumorous or satirical mimicry
English > parody: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake a parody of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsspoof, burlesque
Narrowertravestymake a travesty of
Broadermockimitate with mockery and derision
Spanishimitar, parodiar
Catalanparodiar
Nounsparodistmimics literary or musical style for comic effect
parodya composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

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