noun, plural par·o·dies.
verb (used with object), par·o·died, par·o·dy·ing.
Origin of parody
Examples from the Web for self-parody
Contemporary Examples of self-parody
Domestically, its Jewish outreach efforts have reached the point of self-parody.Obama, Don't Go Wobbly on Israel
July 6, 2010
Remaining a pop phenomenon for 20 years without dying or lapsing into self-parody is quite a feat.The Book on Aging Rockers
June 29, 2010
Douglas, often a rather stolid actor, possessed the savvy to come near the brink of self-parody without falling over the edge.Who Killed Gordon Gekko?
May 14, 2010
noun plural -dies
verb -dies, -dying or -died
Word Origin for parody
c.1745, from parody (n.). Related: Parodied; parodying.
1590s (first recorded use in English is in Ben Jonson), from or in imitation of Latin parodia "parody," from Greek paroidia "burlesque song or poem," from para- "beside, parallel to" (see para- (1), in this case, "mock-") + oide "song, ode" (see ode). The meaning "poor or feeble imitation" is from 1830. Related: Parodic; parodical.
In art, music, or literature, a satire that mimics the style of its object.