HyperDic: takeoff

English > 4 senses of the word takeoff:
NOUNacttakeoffa departure
eventtakeoffthe initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
communicationtakeoff, parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, burlesque, travesty, pasquinade, put-ona composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
acttakeoff, parody, mockeryhumorous or satirical mimicry
takeoff > pronunciation
Soundstey'kao.f
Rhymesblastoff ... turnoff: 31 rhymes with aof...
English > takeoff: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA departure; especially of airplanes.
Broaderdeparture, going, going away, leavingThe act of departing
Spanishdespegue
Catalanenlairament, envol
Verbstake offleave
English > takeoff: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne.
Broaderrise, rising, ascent, ascensionA movement upward
Spanishdespegue
Verbstake offleave
take offdepart from the ground
English > takeoff: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.
Synonymsparody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, 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
Verbstake offmimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner
English > takeoff: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaninghumorous or satirical mimicry.
Synonymsparody, mockery
Broaderapery, mimicryThe act of mimicking
Spanishburla, imitación, parodia
Catalanparòdia
Verbstake offmimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner

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