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Origin of send-up
Words nearby send-up
Example sentences from the Web for send-up
Indeed, Fellowes was such a fan that he imagined one day doing his own send-up of the show.6 Best Spoof Videos of the Emmy Nominated Period Drama ‘Downton Abbey’|Jace Lacob|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is the Zelig from hell, a Francostein monster, a send-up of democracy and a travesty of meritocracy.Lawsuit Over a Bad NYU Grade? Put James Franco in Detention!|Lee Siegel|December 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
A horse hitched to the end of the chain hauls up the log, which is guided by the "send-up men" with their cant-hooks.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for send-up
verb (tr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with send-up
Put in prison, as in He'll be sent up for at least ten years. [Mid-1800s]
Cause to rise, as in The emissions sent up by that factory are clearly poisonous. [Late 1500s]
Satirize, make a parody of, as in This playwright has a genius for sending up suburban life. [First half of 1900s]
send up a trial balloon. See trial balloon.