[puh-rod-ik] /pəˈrɒd ɪk/
having or of the nature of a .
[par-uh-dee] /ˈpær ə di/ noun, plural parodies. 1. a humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature or writing: his hilarious parody of Hamlet’s soliloquy. 2. the genre of literary composition represented by such imitations. 3. a burlesque imitation of a musical composition. 4. any humorous, satirical, or burlesque imitation, as of a […]
[par-uh-dis-tik] /ˌpær əˈdɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. .
[par-uh-dist] /ˈpær ə dɪst/ noun 1. a writer of , especially of a literary subject, work, or style. n. 1742, from French parodiste (18c.), from parodie (see parody (n.)).
[pahr-uh-dos] /ˈpɑr əˌdɒs/ noun, plural parodoi [pahr-uh-doi] /ˈpɑr əˌdɔɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. (in ancient Greek drama) an ode sung by the chorus at their entrance, usually beginning the play and preceding the proagōn in comedy or the alteration of epeisodia and stasima in tragedy.