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parody

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of parody

  1. 1 a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect <the musical is a parody of every biblical epic ever made> Synonyms burlesque, caricature, put-on, rib, send-up, spoof, takeoff, travesty Related Words lampoon, mockery, satire; comedy, farce, humor, sketch, slapstick, squib; distortion, exaggeration; imitation, impersonation, mimicking

  2. 2 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <the young man sported a feeble parody of a mustache in a vain attempt to make himself look older> Synonyms caricature, cartoon, farce, joke, mockery, sham, travestyRelated Words burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulationNear Antonyms homage, tribute




parody

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of parody

  1. to copy or exaggerate (someone or something) in order to make fun of <parodying a public figure's distinctive mannerisms takes particular talent> Synonyms burlesque, caricature, do, imitate, mock, mimic, send up, spoof, travestyRelated Words lampoon, pasquinade, satirize; deride, gibe (or jibe), ridicule; ape, copycat, monkey, parrot; duplicate, emulate, replicate, reproduce; act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, pretend, sham, simulate; elaborate, embellish, embroider, exaggerate, magnify, pad, play up, stretch; amplify, enhance, enlarge (on or upon), expand, flesh (out), overdraw, overstate, put on; mime, pantomime; impersonate, perform, personate, play





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