Nouns (12)
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put-on, pasquinade, charade, travesty, burlesque, takeoff, mockery, sendup, spoof, lampoon, parody
n. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
burlesque
n. a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
Verbs (3)
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burlesque, spoof, parody
v. make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
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Adjectives (1)
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burlesque
adj. relating to or characteristic of a burlesque; "burlesque theater"
Fuzzynyms (47)
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takeoff, mockery, parody
n. humorous or satirical mimicry
dupery, put-on, humbug, hoax, fraudulence, fraud
n. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
double entendre
n. an ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate
ridicule
n. language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
scorn, contempt
n. open disrespect for a person or thing
magnification, overstatement, exaggeration
n. making to seem more important than it really is
sally, wisecrack, quip, crack
n. witty remark
humour, humor
n. (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
sarcasm, caustic remark, satire, irony
n. witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
repartee
n. adroitness and cleverness in reply
backchat, give-and-take, raillery, banter
n. light teasing repartee
joke
n. a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
sketch, cartoon
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
sport, play, fun
n. verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously); "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"
comedy
n. light and humorous drama with a happy ending
pantomime, mime
v. act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only; "The acting students mimed eating an apple"
retroflex, replicate
v. bend or turn backward
imitate
v. make a reproduction or copy of
mime, mimic
v. imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect; "The actor mimicked the President very accurately"
pattern, model
v. plan or create according to a model or models
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burlesque
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
    3
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    1
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    47
  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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