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parodist

[par-uh-dist] /ˈpær ə dɪst/
noun
1.
a writer of parodies, especially of a literary subject, work, or style.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; < French parodiste. See parody, -ist
Related forms
self-parodist, noun
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  • If the subject parodied is in poetic form, then rhyme and rhythm become factors for the parodist to consider.
  • As a writer of light verse and as a parodist, his agile work has delighted a generation of admirers.
  • Fans are conscripting the parodist, which means more people will tune in.
Word Origin and History for parodist
n.

1742, from French parodiste (18c.), from parodie (see parody (n.)).

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