Definition of 'parody'
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It also includes some brilliant parodies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is an original work, a parody. The Sun (2016)His songs have pushed parody to the limit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These parodies work best as quick hits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He had become a grotesque parody of himself and the gallery at last began to avert its eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Your presenting style is often parodied. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dull dramas and period parody have always done well on a Sunday night. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some things are beyond parody. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I didn't want to be some grotesque parody of womanhood. The Sun (2009)On the contrary, it is a grotesque, undignified parody. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Amazing, but it's so overdone here as to seem like parody. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Because this movie is more than just a parody of that series, and it's also ridiculously funny. The Sun (2010)A grotesque parody Perhaps that's fine. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'parody'
British English: parody NOUN
A parody is a humorous piece of writing, drama, or music which imitates the style of a well-known person or represents a familiar situation in an exaggerated way.
The school show was a parody of the popular movie.
British English: parody VERB
When someone parodies a particular work, thing, or person, they imitate it in an amusing or exaggerated way.
...a sketch parodying the views of the politician.
Definition of parody from the Collins English Dictionary
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