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burlesque

 
Adjective burlesque has 1 sense
  1. burlesque - relating to or characteristic of a burlesque; "burlesque theater"
Noun burlesque has 2 senses
  1. burlesque - a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
    --1 is a kind of
    show
    Derived form: verb burlesque1
  2. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on - a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
    --2 is a kind of caricature, imitation, impersonation
    Derived form: verb burlesque1
Verb burlesque has 1 sense
  1. spoof, burlesque, parody - make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
    --1 is one way to mock
    Derived forms: noun burlesque1, noun burlesque2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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