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Synonyms for parody

Synonyms for parody

a usually amusing caricature of another

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 parody

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

humorous or satirical mimicry

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make a spoof of or make fun of

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make a parody of

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Mar Gallego's Passing Novels in the Harlem Renaissance offers an opposing view by providing a detailed account of the subversive and parodying strategies employed in novels by four representative and controversial African American writers: James Weldon Johnson, George Schuyler, Nella Larsen, and Jessie Fauset.
In the act of parodying Western cliches, these films tend to reinforce the ideas that are already present in Westerns, but do so in a new way.
It is a triumph of the "imitation" school; nothing is what it looks like; if it is not parodying European buildings it is parodying Khmer ones; failing anything else it will parody itself.
The scope of parody has been widened to take in the far more difficult task of parodying prose.
SWIFT was an habitual parodist: numerous works in both prose and verse testify to his deftness in the parodying of voices and mentalities.
Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that a game parodying ABC-TV's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" titled WHO WANTS TO BEAT UP A MILLIONAIRE, has now arrived at retail (Windows(R) 98 / 95, Sega Dreamcast(R) available in October 2000).
The Independent Film Channel strikes first, with Film Fanatic Fridays, an hour featuring three shows, done on the (very) cheap, parodying sundry aspects of the film industry.
I've even noticed that in some trailers for summer movies, things are moving toward parodying conspiracy theories and parodying UFOs.