Definition of sendup in English:


Syllabification: send·up
Pronunciation: /ˈsendˌəp


An act of imitating someone or something in order to ridicule them; a parody: a delicious sendup of a speech given by a trendy academic
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  • Through skits, TV show send-ups, songs, kids' rhymes and humorous choreographed sequences, the play illustrates many of the ways mothers and daughters drive each other nuts, before concluding on a note of filial appreciation.
  • It was meant as sort of a send-up, a historical send-up.
  • It's a kind of Carry On Shakespeare, a loving send-up without mockery.
mockery, mimicry, travesty
informal spoof, takeoff

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