parodic

[puh-rod-ik]
adjective
having or of the nature of a parody.
Also, parodical.


Origin:
1820–30; parod(y) + -ic

nonparodic, adjective
nonparodical, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To parodic
Collins
World English Dictionary
parody (ˈpærədɪ)
 
n , pl -dies
1.  a musical, literary, or other composition that mimics the style of another composer, author, etc, in a humorous or satirical way
2.  mimicry of someone's individual manner in a humorous or satirical way
3.  something so badly done as to seem an intentional mockery; travesty
 
vb , -dies, -dies, -dying, -died
4.  (tr) to make a parody of
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek paroidiā satirical poem, from para-1 + ōidē song]
 
parodic
 
adj
 
pa'rodical
 
adj
 
'parodist
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Put in non-parodic terms, it is not the government's job to ban everything that it deems bad for its citizenry.
There were numerous parodic representations of the monument, the photo, the pose.
He could take this vigilance to almost parodic lengths.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;