noun, plural par·o·dies.
verb (used with object), par·o·died, par·o·dy·ing.
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Origin of parody
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OTHER WORDS FROM parodypar·o·di·a·ble, adjectiveself-par·o·dy, noun, plural self·-par·o·dies.un·par·o·died, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for parody
When he suggested the phrase, I’d assumed he was planning an “apologies to” parody of the famed illustrations by Sir John Tenniel from the 1865 “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”Style Conversational Week 1418: Just inkin’ about tomorrow|Pat Myers|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Meanwhile, a good number of people have been banned from the platform for posting vulgar content, as well as some parody accounts and those that posted pictures of feces.Parler, the “free speech” social network, explained|Rebecca Heilweil|January 7, 2021|Vox
During Fairbanks’s previous run as the parody hero of contemporary action comedies like “His Picture in the Papers,” fans came to think of him as “Doug,” a tribute to his offhand elegance — like Fred Astaire’s, a triumph of talent and willpower.Zorro at 100: Why the original swashbuckler is still the quintessential American action hero|Michael Sragow|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
The writers were masters of parody, so much so that it became something of a badge of honor to be so featured.Hulu brings back that irreverent magic with trailer for Animaniacs reboot|Jennifer Ouellette|October 22, 2020|Ars Technica
At this point, labeling a Democrat a “communist” is almost worthy of parody.GOP senator falsely claims opponent was endorsed by Communist Party|Glenn Kessler|October 6, 2020|Washington Post
But then, this show has always been more than just the parody of right-wing cable punditry it was originally made out to be.The End of Truthiness: Stephen Colbert’s Sublime Finale|Noel Murray|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST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.