from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A satirical imitation or burlesque of the heroic manner or style.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Counterfeiting or burlesquing the heroic style, character, or bearing: as, a mock-heroic poem; a mock-heroic swagger.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a satirical imitation of heroic verse


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