send-up

noun \ ˈsend-ˌəp \

First Known Use of send-up

1958

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send up

verb

Definition of send up

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

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SEND-UP Defined for English Language Learners

send-up

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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