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

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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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sending%20up. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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send-up

noun
How to pronounce send up (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of send-up

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

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