- v. Simple past tense and past participle of burlesque.
“A few other clergymen denounced the ball, and soon, “threatening letters arrived by every post, debating societies discussed our extravagance, and last, but not least, [the Bradley Martins] were burlesqued unmercifully on the stage.””
“Most of the writers burlesqued or lampooned are British, and since the effect of parody depends on familiarity with the original, the Anglo-emphasis might seem a hindrance for American readers.”
“The Gaelic-language revival is unmercifully burlesqued in The Poor Mouth.”
““To own the truth,” said Cecilia, “the almost universal neglect of the characters assumed by these masquers has been the chief source of my entertainment this evening: for at a place of this sort, the next best thing to a character well supported is a character ridiculously burlesqued.””
“Enlightenment scientism is beautifully burlesqued here, both Austen and Mary Shelley coming in for gentle mockery, the worldliness of the one interweaving mischievously with the emotional extravagance of the other.”
“He imitated every movement we made, and burlesqued them to a very high degree, causing great laughter to his companions and us.”
“(Yivo, which burlesqued the issue of Jews & Money by inviting the vapid Niall Ferguson to talk about it, should invite Ginsberg to make up for the lapse).”
“More "underground" Pagan priests are discovered, arrested, burlesqued, tortured and executed in Alexandria, Egypt.”
“In his "dramatic journal,"kept irregularly from his sixteenth year, he dramatized scenes from Scott and burlesqued portions of Shakespeare.”
“She returned to the stage for duets, such as "Father/Daughter Dialogue," that burlesqued the divorced-dad and wounded-daughter dynamic.”
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