send-up

noun \ ˈsend-ˌəp \

Definition of send-up

First Known Use of send-up

1958


send up

verb

Definition of send up

transitive verb
1 :to send to jail
2 :to make fun of :parody

Examples of send up in a Sentence

  1. the sitcom sends up the “trials and tribulations” of the rich and famous

First Known Use of send up

1852


SEND-UP Defined for English Language Learners

send-up

noun

Definition of send-up for English Language Learners

  • : a movie, song, etc., that imitates the style of someone or something else in an amusing way



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