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spoof

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect
  • many viewers thought that the spoof of a television newscast was the real thing

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spoof

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of spoof (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to copy or exaggerate (someone or something) in order to make fun of
  • spoofed overly competitive parents in a mockumentary about tryouts for a national T-ball team

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2 to cause to believe what is untrue
  • the newspaper was spoofed by a supposedly plausible claim of a UFO encounter

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The first known use of spoof was in 1889

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“Spoof.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spoof. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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