|—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 |
In art, music, or literature, a satire that mimics the style of its object.