Noun(1) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way(2) humorous or satirical mimicry
Verb(1) make a spoof of or make fun of(2) make a parody of
(1) the movie is a parody of the horror genre(2) He flashed me a small grin: a parody of one of my smiles.(3) Viewed as a campy parody of the genre, the movie fares better, although it's neither funny enough nor enjoyable enough to be considered watchable.(4) This movie is referencing a show that was such a phenomenon when it was on the air, and we aren't trying to spoof it or parody it in any way.(5) When the Carry On team decided to parody the horror genre, it was perhaps inevitable that they would do it in the commercially successful mould of the Hammer films.(6) His face twisted in a parody of smile as he hoisted the grenade launcher.(7) Each has a different mission and acts as a parody of a different genre, and it would have been easy for the writers to ignore what had come before to prevent the series from becoming too complicated.(8) Cast members pose as correspondents as they parody mainstream media's failure to provide robust, independent journalism.(9) ├ö├ç├┐I told them to wait,├ö├ç├û he leant forward, his breath warm on her face, one corner of his mouth twisted upwards in a warped parody of a smile.(10) I, myself, am really just a parody and exaggeration of the entity that is me.(11) his provocative use of parody(12) Linda and MarlÔö£┬┐ne's parody of a mother/daughter relationship seems to satisfy their needs temporarily but can't last.(13) However, only a few of the dozen-strong cast have the requisite style to make the parody trenchant instead of merely silly.(14) Discuss how the reversal of the conventions makes for a comic effect and how the comedy genre uses a parody of other genres by referring to current comedy films or TV programmes the class may be viewing.(15) The film keeps piling on familiar elements until it feels like it is a parody of the genres (a feeling that the film's final two shots really pound home).(16) The Eye piece is not so much a review as a gentle parody of the literary-biography genre.
1. satire ::
2. distortion ::
4. takeoff ::
5. satirize ::
6. burlesque ::
Different Formsparodies, parodist, parodists, parody, parodying
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