Synonyms for parody
|Grammar : Noun, verb|
|Spell : par-uh-dee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær ə di|
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Définition of parodyOrigin :
- 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.
- noun imitation, spoof
- verb imitate, spoof
- Let the creed and commandments even have the saucy homage of parody.
- Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- You may parody the great statesman's peroration, and say, 'Where the King cannot enter, he can.'
- Extract from : « The Daltons, Volume II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
- Parody also helped in its way to the formation of the drama.
- Extract from : « A Literary History of the English People » by Jean Jules Jusserand
- Aha, you've discovered it's a parody, have you, you sly minx!
- Extract from : « The Straw » by Eugene O'Neill
- We have already had occasion to notice it in connexion with Field's parody of Kyd.
- Extract from : « John Lyly » by John Dover Wilson
- It was by way of parody of this phrase that a sister of Sixtus IV.
- Extract from : « The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy » by Jacob Burckhardt
- But look here; I've got a parody on the chieftain that'll make you cry with laughing.
- Extract from : « We Two » by Edna Lyall
- It was in three cantos, and was a parody on the English ballad of Chevy Chace.
- Extract from : « Golden Days for Boys and Girls » by Various
- I have read an amusing fable, which was evidently a parody of this phenomenon.
- Extract from : « Spontaneous Activity in Education » by Maria Montessori
- It would indeed be a parody on a Remedy if it did not bring relief to this class.
- Extract from : « Frenzied Finance » by Thomas W. Lawson
Antonyms for parody
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