burlesque

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Synonyms for burlesque

Synonyms for burlesque

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

to copy (the manner or expression of another), especially in an exaggerated or mocking way

Synonyms for burlesque

a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor

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a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

make a parody of

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But that career takes a strange turn when one day, while the act is playing at a burlesque house, a stripper turns up ill.
Watching Miranda perform naked in a burlesque house for freaks, Olympia thinks of men wanting to "grab her ass and pump jizz into her.
Highly entertaining, this '60s-set tale centering on a postadolescent drifter (Hakase Suidobashe) who works his way up the ranks at an old-fashioned burlesque house paints a fascinating insider's picture of the little-known world of Japanese vaudeville.
She's Satine, the top performer and courtesan at the Montmartre burlesque house.
Nate runs a failing burlesque house, which is really just a front for his failing numbers racket.
Ditka: The Musical'' in development for New Orleans burlesque house.
McAnuff, directing his first feature film, uses the scenes in the burlesque house to offer impudent asides to the story's main action.
Skelton's 1931 marriage to Edna Stillwell, a 15-year-old usher at a Kansas City burlesque house, ended in divorce in 1943.