- n. Alternative form of send-up.
- n. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
“For older observers, the maritime metaphor recalls a sendup of Wall Street, "Where Are the Customers 'Yachts?", first published in 1940 and reissued seven years ago.”
“They might characterize that bit of nonsense as merely a "sendup" and the missing citations as exercises deliberately left for the reader.”
“There and elsewhere in the story, Hemon nails the macho posturing that prize judges often reward, though his tale is more than a sendup of pomposity.”
“He's flattered by copycats and loves Alien Ant Farm's cover of Smooth Criminal, including the video sendup of Jackson's quirks.”
“At this distance—not just from France but from the France of the '60s—the film's social criticism seems quaint: Jean-Louis, his wife Suzanne Sandrine Kiberlain and their rigid friends and associates could be fugitives from a Jacques Tati sendup of bourgeois foibles.”
“I know, I know, it's a satire, a sendup of rallies, a rally against rallies, a mockery of the entire concept, a grass-roots-inspired, user-generated parody.”
“Witness the madcap antics of "The 39 Steps," the Hitchcock sendup still raking in laughs off-Broadway, or the caustic sneer of "Speed-the-Plow," David Mamet's comic slap at deal making in Hollywood.”
“Our chills multiplied and we almost lost control anticipating a musical montage, but then the Travolta/Newton John sendup ended up on the cutting-room floor.”
“But the opera is a comedy, and the production—a sendup of the sacred cows of German Art and Culture—is a hoot that, for the most part, goes with the music and the text.”
“Perhaps she's remembering an Army sendup of "Telephone" that went viral on YouTube.”
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