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Adjective: burlesque  bur'lesk
  1. Relating to or characteristic of a burlesque
    "burlesque theatre"
Noun: burlesque  bur'lesk
  1. A theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humour; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
     
  2. A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    - parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on
Verb: burlesque  bur'lesk
  1. Make a parody of
    - spoof, parody

Derived forms: burlesques, burlesquing, burlesqued

Type of: caricature, imitation, impersonation, mock, show

Encyclopedia: Burlesque