Definition of 'pastiche'
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There is no whiff of pastiche or parody. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Neither is an admirer of country house period pastiche. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So any time or in any place contemporary styles and techniques are sure to make a pastiche of a style borrowed from another period. The Education of a Gardener (1994)I thought a pastiche of that style would be rather a good way forward. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As usual, pastiche passes for parody and the chuckles would flow more freely with the addition of a laughter track. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But all the way through there's wonderful Thirties pastiche music. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. pastiche is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'pastiche'
British English: pastiche NOUN
A pastiche is something such as a piece of writing or music in which the style is copied from somewhere else, or which contains a mixture of different styles.
His bathroom is a brilliant pastiche of expensive interior design.
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