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Entry Word: parody
Function: noun
Text: 1 a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect <the musical was a parody of Romeo and Juliet, with silly songs during the sad scenes>
Synonyms burlesque, caricature, spoof, takeoff
Related Words lampoon, mockery, satire, travesty; comedy, farce, sketch, slapstick, squib; distortion, exaggeration; imitation, impersonation, mimicking
Near Antonyms archetype, original, prototype
2 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <the young man sported a feeble parody of a mustache in a vain attempt to make himself look older> -- see MOCKERY 1