Parody in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Parody

To make a parody of something. | A work or performance that imitates another work or performance with ridicule or irony. | (countable, archaic) A popular maxim, adage, or proverb.

Short Example Sentence for Parody

  • 1. And it was just as easy to parody ballad criticism. 🔊
  • 2. A parody on some verses in the 'Medea' of Melanthius. 🔊
  • 3. Butler, parody Cat and Puss, 226. 🔊
  • 4. What a wretched parody of the flowing "Rivers" of John vii. 🔊
  • 5. Lyly, parody on "Antonio and Mellida," 147. 🔊
  • 6. It was a parody of the 'Freres Ennemis', by Racine. 🔊
  • 7. If my sketching had not lasted long, his parody was even shorter. 🔊
  • 8. As can be seen from this list, they make heavy use of parody and mockery. 🔊
  • 9. These preludes are indeed a sad parody on our wild love-making ... 🔊
  • 10. There is a German story which is evidently a parody of this legend. 🔊
  • 11. If this is a parody at all, it is to remind Octavius of Epidian erudition. 🔊
  • 12. Even Roman parody is not overlooked, nor yet an insight into Roman gastronomy. 🔊
  • 13. The other parody which Perry has received is mine also (I believe). 🔊
  • 14. The Supreme Court gave parody a unique status in the Acuff-Rose case. 🔊

How to use Parody in Sentence?

  • 1. No doubt she realized that she could not leave that gaunt parody of a man who was her father. 🔊
  • 2. A reaction was natural and took the form of either a kind of parody or gross realism. 🔊
  • 3. She looked like the parody of some carrion creature seen in the nightmare of a starving man. 🔊
  • 4. This time the woman he had drawn was not merely evil; she was a mocking parody of his heroine. 🔊
  • 5. These, to parody a well-worn physiological metaphor, are the three legs of the tripod of voice. 🔊
  • 6. It really seems to me as if all I do here is a bitter parody of all I did over there. 🔊
  • 7. The heart of parody as the Supreme Court described it is that one is taking aim at the original. 🔊
  • 8. The crowning effect of this parody was the appearance of the prompter himself before the footlights. 🔊
  • 9. Sine wondered if life under such unnatural and destructive conditions would some day reduce this graceful girl to a horrible parody of humanity. 🔊
  • 10. Nadine laughed: he had done that cleverly, making a parody and a farce out of that which a moment before had been quite serious. 🔊
  • 11. The stereoscope brings out a certain similitude; but what a cold, colourless parody on glorious reality! 🔊
  • 12. A tavern was the usual place of their sessions, and a noisy orgy was mingled with a contemptible parody of public forms of justice. 🔊
  • 13. The parody of the amorous intrigue which is the staple of so many French plays is as wholesome as it is exhilarating. 🔊
  • 14. The other is a parody of the self-assertive economic actor, as rapacious as any multinational, who uses her sexuality for profit. 🔊
  • 15. This is bold and resolute, this is a parody of legal procedure, most audacious and alluring, and worth being carried out. 🔊
  • 16. His reception was a curious parody of Charles's brilliant entry four months before. 🔊
  • 17. Come to think of it, even a parody might have a negative effect on the "potential market" for the parodied work. 🔊
  • 18. The amusing thing is that he often parodied where he did not mean parody in the least, and nowadays we do not want Scott-and-water. 🔊
  • 19. It was a parody of the 24th of February, just as the 24th of February was a parody of other revolutionary scenes. 🔊
  • 20. It was a huge parody of the afternoon performance, staged for Ma Bailey's special benefit. 🔊
  • 21. The parody had the jogging, jolting air of the original, and was replete, we recollect, with whimsical associations. . . . 🔊
  • 22. Feeling was strong among the other English workmen, many of whom knew Edgar; and this feeling was intensified by the subsequent parody of justice. 🔊
  • 23. It is not only longer; it is not only quite independent of parody or contrast with something previous; but it is far more intricate and elaborate as well as more original. 🔊
  • 24. This spectacle grated against our sensibilities: it seemed to us that he who first invented this parody upon one of the most touching incidents in nature must have been a man without a heart. 🔊
  • 25. She pointed to the crotch of a tree, and there a saucy gray squirrel lay sprawled out flat, uttering his sentiments in this abominable parody on the human baby cry. 🔊