parody |ˈperədē| noun
- An imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect: the movie is a parody of the horror genre
- An imitation or a version of something that falls far short of the real thing; a travesty: he seems like a parody of an educated Englishman.
verb (parodies, parodying, parodied)
- Produce a humorously exaggerated imitation of (a writer, artist, or genre): his specialty was parodying schoolgirl fiction.
- Mimic humorously: he parodied his friend’s voice.