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1. parody

noun. ['ˈpɛrədi'] a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.

Synonyms

  • impersonation
  • charade
  • imitation
  • sendup
  • caricature
  • takeoff
  • travesty
  • spoof
  • pasquinade
  • mockery
  • burlesque
  • put-on

Antonyms

  • prosecute
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain

Etymology

  • parodia (Latin)
  • παρωδία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Parody

  • paradee

How do you pronounce parody?

Pronounce parody as ˈpɛrədi.

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Sentences with parody


1. Noun, singular or mass
The court held that this was a parody and met the criteria for the fair use defense.

Quotes about parody


1. A clever schoolboy's reaction to his reading is most naturally expressed by parody or imitation.
- C.S. Lewis

2. Not all of Derrida's writing is to everyone's taste. He had an irritating habit of overusing the rhetorical question, which lends itself easily to parody: 'What is it, to speak? How can I even speak of this? Who is this "I"who speaks of speaking?
- Terry Eagleton

2. parody

verb. ['ˈpɛrədi'] make a spoof of or make fun of.

Synonyms

  • act
  • play

Antonyms

  • immovability
  • immovableness
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • parodia (Latin)
  • παρωδία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. parody

verb. ['ˈpɛrədi'] make a parody of.

Synonyms

  • travesty
  • spoof
  • burlesque

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact
  • fail

Etymology

  • parodia (Latin)
  • παρωδία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. parody

noun. ['ˈpɛrədi'] humorous or satirical mimicry.

Synonyms

  • mimicry
  • takeoff
  • mockery

Antonyms

  • natural
  • fall
  • tragedy
  • genuine

Etymology

  • parodia (Latin)
  • παρωδία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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