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  • n. Plural form of send-up.

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Examples

  • "The Book of Mormon," which scored the most nominations with 14, has a sense of humor aimed at adolescent males, but frames it with well-crafted send-ups of classic song-and-dance numbers.

    Broadway Pats Itself on the Back

  • There are lots of send-ups of comic books, though, and terrific artists doing them.

    Brilliant To Dead: The High Art Of 'Lampoon' Satire

  • The lobby boasts a jubilant "Democrats Take House" front page from 2006 and leads to a crowd of cubicles packed with young staffers, their walls festooned with maps of districts and send-ups of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin.

    Maryland's Chris Van Hollen works to keep the House in Democrats' hands

  • Whether you like ray guns, send-ups of imperialism, or just some bloody good art, Victory should hit the spot.

    Guilty Pleasures

  • Photo illustration by Richard Michiel; AISA/Everett Collection (Chekhov); Getty Images (2) Poor dear, sweet Elizabeth Bennet seems a particularly inviting target for such pop-culture send-ups.

    When Mockery Is All That's Left

  • It spawned a whole series of send-ups like this one.

    Len Berman: Top 5 Sports Stories

  • That's a tricky line to walk, both in story and execution, especially when the humor is liberally borrowed from the South Park playbook, which specializes in schoolboy, in-your-face send-ups of sacred cows.

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: The Book of Mormon

  • Mr. Eugenides brings the period into bright detail—the brands of beer, the music, the affectations—and his send-ups of the pretensions of chic undergraduate subcultures are hilarious and charmingly rendered.

    Sense & Semiotics

  • Here are just a few of the YouTube mashups, rants and send-ups inspired by the half-minute when Nike "Just Blew It."

    John Lee: England Beats Ireland in Rugby... on Planet Nike (VIDEO)

  • Ambitious participants displayed slick pompadour hairdos, blue suede shoes and plenty of gold lamé before taking to the stage to croon send-ups of their idol's greatest hits, like "Hound Dog" and "Love Me Tender."

    Europe's Elvis Impersonators Strut Their Stuff

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