- send + up (Wiktionary)
“I mean, I GET that the Mutt-swinging-from-vines thing was supposed to be a little Tarzan send-up ... but it didn't amount to anything.”
“Corbin will play Lance Buchanan an obvious send-up of Nathan's One Life to Live character, Joey Buchanan, Temptations' handsome and dashing lead actor who has the reputation as a ladies' man.”
“Colbert's segment is obviously a send-up, but it's based on a real battle taking place in Washington, D.C. over the 2007 Energy Independence Act-mandated phase out of incandescent light bulbs, starting with 100-watt bulbs in 2012.”
““Little Orphan Angry” stars Googam in a very funny send-up of Angelina Jolie (mostly), and is the best story of the ish.”
“Now, anyone with basic reading comprehension skills will immediately see that this was intended as sarcasm -- as a send-up of right-wingers who have been working overtime to find any evidence of union thug violence in Wisconsin they can scrounge up.”
“His unique 1931 send-up of simple-minded love songs with music by his brother George reveals an irresistible swagger of talent.”
“Doré's portrayal of a weak-chinned fop in a white suit, enormous side-whiskers and broad-brimmed hat was so potent that the image was subsequently reissued in America as a send-up of a Southerner before the Civil War.”
“Seminar" is many things—a meditation on the worth of brutal honesty in arts pedagogy, a send-up of New York's literary set—but what popped for Mr. Shenkman is how terrifically the play works as a vehicle for performers.”
“The characters in this way-off Broadway send-up are familiar to viewers of the original show, which featured seven castaways stranded on a desert island.”
“It could fit in nicely with the likes of FlashForward and Fringe, both of which feature phenomena the WWN would be all over reporting — and maybe even serve as a fun send-up of the genre.”
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All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
Parody, satire, caricature.
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