Definition of sendup in English:

sendup

Syllabification: send·up
Pronunciation: /ˈsendˌəp
 
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noun

informal
  • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    satire, burlesque, lampoon, pastiche, caricature, imitation, impression, impersonation; mockery, mimicry, travesty
    informal spoof, takeoff

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