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Synonyms for burlesque

Noun

1. burlesque, show
usage: a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
2. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on, caricature, imitation, impersonation
usage: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

Verb

1. spoof, burlesque, parody, mock
usage: make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"

Adjective

1. burlesque
usage: relating to or characteristic of a burlesque; "burlesque theater"
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