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Definition 1: humorous or satirical mimicry - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for parody in the sense of this definition

(parody is a kind of ...) the act of mimicking; imitative behavior

Definition 2: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for parody in the sense of this definition

(parody is a kind of ...) a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

Definition 3: make a parody of - [verb of communication]

Samples where parody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The students spoofed the teachers

Synonyms for parody in the sense of this definition

(parody is a kind of ...) imitate with mockery and derision

"The children mocked their handicapped classmate"

(... is a kind of parody ) make a travesty of

Definition 4: make a spoof of or make fun of - [verb of creation]

(parody is a kind of ...) play a role or part

"Gielgud played Hamlet" "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role" "She played the servant to her husband's master"

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