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
How to use parody in a sentence
Mark Raffman’s famed for getting ink with parodies of “Be Our Guest,” as he did yet again just last week, but this week he taps “Stairway to Heaven,” anagrammed to “I Vote, He Rants Away.”Style Conversational Week 1420: Back to the vocal point|Pat Myers|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
That no one under the age of, say, 30 would have any clue what Rudd and Poehler were parodying.
He was parodying what was called in those days the folk music boom.Before the Earthquake Hit: When The Beatles Landed in America|Michael Tomasky|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is Shriver parodying this hardened genre—hysterical realism—or is she re-creating it?
Given the success of his “Imagine,” perhaps Cain should consider extending his Beatle-parodying ways on the campaign.
In honor of Rosh Hashanah, watch viral videos parodying hits by Kanye West, Shakira, LMFAO, and more—all with a kosher twist.
"Les femmes se suivent et se ressemblent toujours," said I, parodying a well-known apothegm.In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
Parodying the equivocal compliment, I may say that though Uncle Jack was no giant, there was nothing lost in him.The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He shrieked: 'Hic hocus pocus,' parodying the 'Hoc corpus meum' of the Mass.The Fifth Queen|Ford Madox Ford
Also, while we're parodying maxims, it's a wise author that knows his own play on its first night.The Footlights Fore and Aft|Channing Pollock
Even the independent opera buffa preserved much of this parodying reference to the opera seria.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
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.