Nouns (14)
farce comedy, travesty, farce
n. a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
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
Verbs (1)
v. make a travesty of
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Fuzzynyms (38)
n. the literary genre of works intended for the theater
takeoff, mockery, parody
n. humorous or satirical mimicry
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
sketch, cartoon
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
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
sally, wisecrack, quip, crack
n. witty remark
backchat, give-and-take, raillery, banter
n. light teasing repartee
n. adroitness and cleverness in reply
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"
scorn, contempt
n. open disrespect for a person or thing
n. language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
n. a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
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"
magnification, overstatement, exaggeration
n. making to seem more important than it really is
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