He was parodying what was called in those days the folk music boom.
That no one under the age of, say, 30 would have any clue what Rudd and Poehler were parodying.
Is Shriver parodying this hardened genre—hysterical realism—or is she re-creating it?
But we have all of us frequent occasion to say, parodying Mrs. Peachem's remark, that we are bitter bad judges of ourselves.
"Les femmes se suivent et se ressemblent toujours," said I, parodying a well-known apothegm.
Also, while we're parodying maxims, it's a wise author that knows his own play on its first night.
parodying the equivocal compliment, I may say that though Uncle Jack was no giant, there was nothing lost in him.
Charged with parodying the rites, she was summoned before the Areiopagus.
"Had there been no Bagration, it would have been necessary to invent him," said the wit Shinshin, parodying the words of Voltaire.
parodying the equivocal compliment, I may say, that though Uncle Jack was no giant, there was nothing lost in him.
1590s (first recorded use in English is in Ben Jonson), from or in imitation of Latin parodia "parody," from Greek paroidia "burlesque song or poem," from para- "beside, parallel to" (see para- (1), in this case, "mock-") + oide "song, ode" (see ode). The meaning "poor or feeble imitation" is from 1830. Related: Parodic; parodical.
c.1745, from parody (n.). Related: Parodied; parodying.
In art, music, or literature, a satire that mimics the style of its object.