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Adjective
Characterized by parody or satire
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“Aristophanes, in one of his pieces, has given us a burlesque parody of the plan of a perfect republic, as conceived by Protagoras and Plato.”
Adjective
So foolish, unreasonable, or out of place as to be amusing
Noun
A derisive art form that mocks by imitation
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“Le Notre's coat of arms is nothing if not a burlesque of heraldic traditions.”
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A variety entertainment show, usually including titillation
“The idea came to him one night while attending a burlesque as the dancer came down the runway and the two spotlights converged on her.”
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A performance intended to amuse or be funny
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A laugh
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An extravagant or eccentric piece of music, literature, or drama
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A staged form of entertainment
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A nightclub or restaurant where cabaret is performed
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A false front or fake act
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Verb
To make a burlesque parody of
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“To attempt to burlesque that which is in itself deserving of veneration, is to render one's self most criminal.”
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To tease, ridicule, or make jokes about, generally in a pejorative manner
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To make untrue and slanderous comments about
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To act out a character, typically as a performance
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Be theatrical
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To smile in a scornful or deprecating manner
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Make a performance of
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