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PARODY (parodied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does parody mean? 

PARODY (noun)
  The noun PARODY has 2 senses:

1. a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
2. humorous or satirical mimicry

  Familiarity information: PARODY used as a noun is rare.


PARODY (verb)
  The verb PARODY has 2 senses:

1. make a spoof of or make fun of
2. make a parody of

  Familiarity information: PARODY used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARODY (noun)


Sense 1parody [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

spoof; sendup; put-on; pasquinade; parody; lampoon; charade; mockery; travesty; burlesque; takeoff

Hypernyms ("parody" is a kind of...):

caricature; imitation; impersonation (a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect)


Sense 2parody [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Humorous or satirical mimicry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

parody; mockery; takeoff

Hypernyms ("parody" is a kind of...):

apery; mimicry (the act of mimicking; imitative behavior)


PARODY (verb)


Sense 1parody [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a spoof of or make fun of

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "parody" is one way to...):

act; play; represent (play a role or part)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2parody [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a parody of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

burlesque; spoof; parody

Context example:

The students spoofed the teachers

Hypernyms (to "parody" is one way to...):

mock (imitate with mockery and derision)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "parody"):

travesty (make a travesty of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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