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
Example sentences from the Web for parody
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?
Even the independent opera buffa preserved much of this parodying reference to the opera seria.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
After parodying annoyance at the lens, he dutifully replaced the chest and palm clamps and settled down to the tedium of patrol.A Fine Fix|R. C. Noll
A local wag once made a hit at this excessive love of “neatness” by parodying the lines I have quoted above.The Isles of Scilly|Jessie Mothersole
He is especially happy in parodying the poetry of the tragic dramatist Euripides.A History of Caricature and Grotesque|Thomas Wright
But we have all of us frequent occasion to say, parodying Mrs. Peachem's remark, that we are bitter bad judges of ourselves.The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete|John Forster
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.