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Definition of Burlesque

Burlesque n. means: Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire.

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Burlesque n. means: Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire.

Meaning of Burlesque

Burlesque (n.) means: Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire.

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Burlesque (v. i.): To employ burlesque.

Burlesqued (imp. & p. p.): of Burlesque

Burlesquing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Burlesque

Retiracy (n.): Retirement; -- mostly used in a jocose or burlesque way.

Travesty (n.): A burlesque translation or imitation of a work.

Satyrical (a.): Of or pertaining to satyrs; burlesque; as, satyric tragedy.

Twain (a. & n.): Two; -- nearly obsolete in common discourse, but used in poetry and burlesque.

Burlesque (n.): A ludicrous imitation; a caricature; a travesty; a gross perversion.

Burlesque (n.): Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire.

Pantagruelism (n.): The theory or practice of the medical profession; -- used in burlesque or ridicule.

Burlesque (n.): An ironical or satirical composition intended to excite laughter, or to ridicule anything.

Burlesque (v. t.): To ridicule, or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language.

Heroicomical (a.): Combining the heroic and the ludicrous; denoting high burlesque; as, a heroicomic poem.

Wight (n.): A human being; a person, either male or female; -- now used chiefly in irony or burlesque, or in humorous language.

Callithump (n.): A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.

Caricature (v. t.): A picture or other figure or description in which the peculiarities of a person or thing are so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous; a burlesque; a parody.

Pantomime (n.): A dramatic and spectacular entertainment of which dumb acting as well as burlesque dialogue, music, and dancing by Clown, Harlequin, etc., are features.

Intermede (n.): A short musical dramatic piece, of a light and pleasing, sometimes a burlesque, character; an interlude introduced between the acts of a play or an opera.

Parody (n.): A writing in which the language or sentiment of an author is mimicked; especially, a kind of literary pleasantry, in which what is written on one subject is altered, and applied to another by way of burlesque; travesty.

Caricature (v. t.): To make or draw a caricature of; to represent with ridiculous exaggeration; to burlesque.

Redoubtable (a.): Formidable; dread; terrible to foes; as, a redoubtable hero; hence, valiant; -- often in contempt or burlesque.

Valentine (n.): A letter containing professions of love, or a missive of a sentimental, comic, or burlesque character, sent on St. Valentine's Day.

Burlesque (a.): Tending to excite laughter or contempt by extravagant images, or by a contrast between the subject and the manner of treating it, as when a trifling subject is treated with mock gravity; jocular; ironical.

Macaronic (a.): Of or pertaining to the burlesque composition called macaronic; as, macaronic poetry.

Parody (v. t.): To write a parody upon; to burlesque.

Macaronic (n.): A kind of burlesque composition, in which the vernacular words of one or more modern languages are intermixed with genuine Latin words, and with hybrid formed by adding Latin terminations to other roots.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Burlesque

Meaning of Burlesque

Burlesque means: To employ burlesque.

Meaning of Burlesqued

Burlesqued means: of Burlesque

Meaning of Burlesquing

Burlesquing means: of Burlesque

Meaning of Retiracy

Retiracy means: Retirement; -- mostly used in a jocose or burlesque way.

Meaning of Travesty

Travesty means: A burlesque translation or imitation of a work.

Meaning of Satyrical

Satyrical means: Of or pertaining to satyrs; burlesque; as, satyric tragedy.

Meaning of Twain

Twain means: Two; -- nearly obsolete in common discourse, but used in poetry and burlesque.

Meaning of Burlesque

Burlesque means: A ludicrous imitation; a caricature; a travesty; a gross perversion.

Meaning of Burlesque

Burlesque means: Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire.

Meaning of Pantagruelism

Pantagruelism means: The theory or practice of the medical profession; -- used in burlesque or ridicule.

Meaning of Burlesque

Burlesque means: An ironical or satirical composition intended to excite laughter, or to ridicule anything.

Meaning of Burlesque

Burlesque means: To ridicule, or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language.

Meaning of Heroicomical

Heroicomical means: Combining the heroic and the ludicrous; denoting high burlesque; as, a heroicomic poem.

Meaning of Wight

Wight means: A human being; a person, either male or female; -- now used chiefly in irony or burlesque, or in humorous language.

Meaning of Callithump

Callithump means: A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Credit

Credit means: The time given for payment for lands or goods sold on trust; as, a long credit or a short credit.

Meaning of Misapprehensively

Misapprehensively means: By, or with, misapprehension.

Meaning of Musk

Musk means: The musk deer. See Musk deer (below).

Meaning of Provencial

Provencial means: Of or pertaining to Provence in France.

Meaning of Shaft

Shaft means: The stem or midrib of a feather.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CHICLE

CHICLE means: Chicle is slang for heroin.

Meaning of SWEET

SWEET means: Sweet is slang for excellent. Sweet is British slang for sugar.Sweet is Australian slang for satisfactory or in order; all right.

Meaning of GRAM

GRAM means: hashish

Meaning of TWEEKER

TWEEKER means: methcathinone

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