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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way.

Usage examples (33)
  • For older observers, the maritime metaphor recalls a sendup of Wall Street, "Where Are the Customers 'Yachts?", first published in 1940 and reissued seven years ago.
  • They might characterize that bit of nonsense as merely a "sendup" and the missing citations as exercises deliberately left for the reader.
  • The whole thing was a very affectionate sendup of the genre.
  • Number Ten by Sue Townsend is a snarky sendup of "New Labor". for more
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