Definition of self-parody in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌself ˈperədē/


The intentional or inadvertent parodying or exaggeration of one’s usual behavior or speech: they are soft-spoken and clean-cut to the point of self-parody
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  • As with the late cinema of Pasolini, it's hard to know where provocation ends and camp self-parody begins.
  • Unlike many actors of his generation, he has respected and honed his talent rather than squandered it indiscriminately or succumbed to the rigor mortis of self-parody.
  • Now, almost a decade later, his words sound like self-parody.

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Syllabification: self-par·o·dy

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