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Noun: charades  shu'reydz [N. Amer], shu'raadz [Brit]
  1. Player acts out a phrase for others to guess
Noun: charade  shu'reyd [N. Amer], shu'raad [Brit]
  1. A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    - parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, pasquinade, put-on
  2. A word acted out in an episode of the game of charades

Type of: caricature, guessing game, imitation, impersonation, word

Encyclopedia: Charades