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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v.- To make ridiculous by mocking.

Usage examples (35)
  • Napoleon to the last was fond of burlesquing the hypocrisy or romance of the Revolution.
  • Foote set up a rival oratory and devoted himself to the simple task of burlesquing that of Macklin.
  • One can make Pentheus a loud-mouthed tyrant burlesquing his own pride, with Dionysos all wit and charm.
  • Or maybe the burlesquing hepcat Spaniards will roll one by the somnolent Coasters. shedders on 9 May 2010 for more
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