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  • adj. Of, related to, or having the characteristics of parody.


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parodist +‎ -ic


  • He isn't only torn between the male beloved ("lord of my love", the fair angel, more lovely and temperate than a summer's day) and the black-browed female whose eyes are nothing like the sun and whose breath "reeks" (the contrast between these extremes seems almost parodistic).

    Love in literature

  • It's a shame the lesser, often self-parodistic '60s-'70s series is what lots of people think of.

    Have You Bought Yours?

  • "Take This Job and Shove It" wouldn't get half the laughs it does if it was a sloppy, parodistic country song, instead of a real, solid, well-crafted one.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • William Kristol, who cannot write "get milk, rye bread" on a Post-It without doing so in bad faith, has delivered of himself a paragraph, in his quickly-becoming-self-parodistic column in the New York Times, which raises the envelope of dishonesty and stretches the bar of disingenuousness in exciting new dimensions:

    Ellis Weiner: Kristol Bawls

  • Unlike in a comparable situation only a couple of years ago, the majority of commentators failed to see the highly parodistic and artistic nature of

    Archive 2008-11-30

  • I suspect, however, that this minor issue will be sorted out on tour when the show is lengthened, and perhaps a couple of Minchin's self-parodistic songs are added.

    Bitesize Fringe Review #2: Tim Minchin - Ready For This?

  • People made phantasy uniforms based on the French uniforms and made parodistic military dances all under the disguise of the Carnival celebrations.

    Boing Boing: July 9, 2006 - July 15, 2006 Archives

  • On a bizarre, digressive note, there was a parodistic edition of _Hellboy_ comic book stories partially authored by Mike Mignola which feature Hellboy, Jr., as an apprentice devil.

    How to make a comedy about Hitler.

  • While I agree with that to some extent, I also feel that too much of it is parodistic in nature, feeding on what came before rather than extending and enhancing it, a literary exercise that is essentially black comedy.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Johann Heinrich Voss attacked the group for their reactionary Catholic views in 1808 and published a parodistic Klingklingelalmanach with the subtitle: Ein



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