Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. burlesquing the heroic.

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Examples

  • These tales are chiefly burlesques, related in mock heroic language, to ridicule the impossible events and highflown sentiments she had met with in various silly romances.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

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