send-up

noun
\ ˈsend-ˌəp How to pronounce send-up (audio) \

Definition of send-up

 (Entry 1 of 2)

send up

verb
sent up; sending up; sends up

Definition of send up (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

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

Examples of send-up in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of send-up

Noun

1958, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of send-up was in 1852

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“Send-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/send-up. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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