Synonyms of burlesque


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


1. spoof, burlesque, parody, mock

usage: make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"


1. burlesque

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

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