HyperDic: travesty

English > 3 senses of the word travesty:
NOUNcommunicationtravesty, farce, farce comedya comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
communicationtravesty, parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, send-up, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, pasquinade, put-ona composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
VERBcreationtravestymake a travesty of
travesty > pronunciation
Soundstrae'vahstiy
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English > travesty: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations.
Synonymsfarce, farce comedy
Broadercomedylight and humorous drama with a happy ending
Spanishfarsa
Catalanfarsa
Verbstravestymake a travesty of
English > travesty: 3 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, burlesque, pasquinade, put-on
Broadercaricature, imitation, impersonationA representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
Spanishburla, farsa, parodia, pasquín, ridiculización, sátira
Catalanburla, paròdia
English > travesty: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake a travesty of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderspoof, burlesque, parodymake a parody of
Spanishparodiar
Nounstravestya comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations

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