What is another word for Parodies?

Pronunciation: [pˈaɹədɪz] (IPA)

Parodies are humorous imitations of a particular work, artist, or genre. Synonyms for parodies include spoofs, satires, lampoons, send-ups, mimicries, and caricatures. Spoofs are exaggerated imitations that mock the original work. Satires use humor to criticize society or individuals. Lampoons are harsh, written satirical attacks on a person or group. Send-ups imitate a work or artist with affectionate humor and praise. Mimicries are accurate, exaggerated imitations of people or things. Caricatures are humorous illustrations that exaggerate or distort physical features of individuals. Using synonyms for parodies can help add variety to your humor writing and make it more engaging for your readers.

Usage examples for Parodies

My subjects were generally 'topical,' sometimes 'imaginary,' and the verse included a good many Parodies.
"The History of "Punch""
M. H. Spielmann
Mrs. Leverson has been the contributor of numerous clever prose Parodies and general articles, the chief of which up to June, 1895, has been "The Scarlet Parasol."
"The History of "Punch""
M. H. Spielmann
Nothing can be more ludicrous than the sort of Parodies on experimental reasoning which one is accustomed to meet with, not in popular discussion only, but in grave treatises, when the affairs of nations are the theme.
"A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)"
John Stuart Mill

Famous quotes with Parodies

  • The parody is the last refuge of the frustrated writer. Parodies are what you write when you are associate editor of the . The greater the work of literature, the easier the parody. The step up from writing Parodies is writing on the wall above the urinal.
    Ernest Hemingway

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