parodist

[par-uh-dist]

noun

a writer of parodies, especially of a literary subject, work, or style.

Nearby words

  1. parochial church council,
  2. parochial school,
  3. parochialism,
  4. parochialize,
  5. parodic,
  6. parodistic,
  7. parodontium,
  8. parodos,
  9. parody,
  10. paroecious

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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Word Origin and History for parodist

parodist

n.

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

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