The Republican primary race is not chaos, or a clown show, or a travesty of the political process.
From what I can tell, the reception to this new Ryan travesty is mixed.
It was a travesty and, as Rushdie himself put it, a “farce.”
My new book, Celebrity Chekhov, is an homage and a travesty.
As happy as I am for George Zimmerman, I'm thrilled that this jury kept this tragedy from becoming a travesty.
Post communist societies are sick and their institutions are a travesty.
I stretched my lips in that travesty of a smile I had seen the others use.
Though the proceedings had been a travesty of justice, they had been invested hitherto with a scenic stateliness.
It long ago learned that marriage is a travesty and our marriage a nightmare.
The composition seems to be intended as a satire on the monks, and in particular as a travesty of medieval hagiology.
1670s, from adjective meaning "dressed so as to be made ridiculous, parodied, burlesqued" (c.1660s), from French travesti "dressed in disguise," past participle of travestir "to disguise" (1590s), from Italian travestire "to disguise," from Latin trans- "over" (see trans-) + vestire "to clothe" (see wear (v.)).