noun, plural par·o·dies.
verb (used with object), par·o·died, par·o·dy·ing.
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Origin of parody
synonym study for parody
OTHER WORDS FROM parodypar·o·di·a·ble, adjectiveself-par·o·dy, noun, plural self·-par·o·dies.un·par·o·died, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for parody
[Laughs] Were you ever confronted by any of the people you parodied on Entourage?Adrian Grenier Talks the Economy, the ‘Entourage’ Movie, and the HBO Series’ Alleged ‘Misogyny’|Marlow Stern|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was the insanity, precisely, that “Strangelove” parodied, and nobody wants that world to come back.Obama’s Nuclear Summit Aimed to Stop Terrorists. Now Putin’s the Issue.|Christopher Dickey, Jamie Dettmer, Nadette De Visser|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, pals James Franco and Seth Rogen have parodied the video.Watch James Franco and Seth Rogen’s Hilarious Parody of Kanye West’s Music Video For 'Bound 2'|Marlow Stern|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
[T]hese are morally serious objections that ought not be parodied or dismissed without consideration.
Due to the air of mystery about him, he also was one of the most parodied dictators ever.Kim Jong-il Parodies: ‘Team America,’ ‘The Simpsons,’ & More (Video)|Marlow Stern|December 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
When he parodied the verses of another eminent writer, it was done with more provocation, I believe, and with some merry malice.Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.|Hesther Lynch Piozzi
In this extraordinary composition, even the pater-noster is parodied.A History of Caricature and Grotesque|Thomas Wright
He was one of the cutest, cleverest little creatures that ever parodied humanity.Bert Lloyd's Boyhood|J. McDonald Oxley
With this view Cleisthenes of Sicyon put down the worship of Adrastus, and parodied the heroic names of the three tribes.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
"It would look like insanity, if it weren't that—that through the letters 'one increasing purpose runs,'" parodied Bertram.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
British Dictionary definitions for parody
noun plural -dies
verb -dies, -dying or -died
Derived forms of parodyparodic (pəˈrɒdɪk) or parodical, adjectiveparodist, noun
Word Origin for parody
Cultural definitions for parody
In art, music, or literature, a satire that mimics the style of its object.