parodist

[par-uh-dist]
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Origin of parodist

From the French word parodiste, dating back to 1735–45. See parody, -ist
Related formsself-par·o·dist, noun
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Historical Examples of parodist

  • That is true, and indeed as a parodist Sir George Trevelyan belongs to the metrical miocene.

    Collections and Recollections

    George William Erskine Russell

  • English serious opera has not often fallen a prey to the untender mercies of the parodist.

    A Book of Burlesque

    Willam Davenport Adams

  • The parodist who wrote the following newspaper quatrain was no enemy of the automobile in spite of his cynicism.

    The Automobilist Abroad

    M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield

  • As a writer of light verse and as a parodist, his agile work has delighted a generation of admirers.

  • A theme more delicate and intimate than that of our Friends in fiction awaits a more passionate writer than the present parodist.

    Old Friends

    Andrew Lang


Word Origin and History for parodist
n.

1742, from French parodiste (18c.), from parodie (see parody (n.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper