noun, plural par·o·dies.
verb (used with object), par·o·died, par·o·dy·ing.
Words nearby parody
Origin of parody
OTHER WORDS FROM parodypar·o·di·a·ble, adjectiveself-par·o·dy, noun, plural self·-par·o·dies.un·par·o·died, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH parodyburlesque caricature cartoon parody satire (see synonym study at burlesque)
synonym study for parody
Examples from the Web for parody
But then, this show has always been more than just the parody of right-wing cable punditry it was originally made out to be.The End of Truthiness: Stephen Colbert’s Sublime Finale|Noel Murray|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As part of the writing team on Blazing Saddles, he gave its parody of the Western a sharper political edge.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Parody of street harassment viral video shows “street privilege.”
“Let Me Poop” was first posted to YouTube in May, when it seemed there was a new “Let It Go” parody every day.Shark Deathmatch, Crazy ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this is also a parody of narcissism, just a little detour to eternity.
Everything in this parody of life was ruled by art just as, in the so-called reality, he had wished.The Little Schoolmaster Mark|J. H. Shorthouse
Response to the Parody Outline of History was immediate, spontaneous and unanimous.When Winter Comes to Main Street|Grant Martin Overton
It is twice blessed—it blesses him who earns, and those who give, to parody the words of Shakspeare.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
A parody of parodies was the smallest Madigan, and her jokes were the shadows of shades of jokes handed down ready-made to her.The Madigans|Miriam Michelson
His parody of Johnson's later style is one of the very best of the multitude of Johnsonian imitations.The Heroine|Eaton Stannard Barrett
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.