Translation of "parody" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpær.ə.di/ us /ˈper-/

writing, music, art, speech, etc. that intentionally copies the style of someone famous or copies a particular situation, making the features or qualities of the original more noticeable in a way that is humorous

He was an 18th-century author who wrote parodies of other people’s works.
There is a hint of self-parody in his later paintings.
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(Translation of “parody” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈpӕrədi/ (plural parodies)

an amusing imitation of a serious author’s style of writing

He writes parodies of John Donne’s poems.

a very bad imitation

a parody of the truth.

(Translation of “parody” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)