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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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Male dancers make up only a small percentage of the nation's burlesquers, but they are often included in major events, including the Miss Exotic World pageant.
Ads trumpeted the talents of performers as disparate as circus jugglers, highwire walkers, burlesquers, minstrels, acrobats, animal acts, poetry reciters, clowns, hoofers, dancers, singers and freaks.
The silencing of Othello in fact begins with the process of rendering that famous "Othello music"(64) as minstrel-show dialect or working class slang; undoing the power of Shakespeare's language undoes the uneasy power of Shakespeare's scenes, as the burlesquers well understood.
Typical was a poster for the "Bon-Ton Burlesquers," in which five Lilliputian men bound up in ribbons are dancing at the feet of Amazonian chorus girls who control their male victims by pulling on their strings.