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Noun: spoof  spoof
Usage: informal
  1. A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    - parody, lampoon, sendup [informal], send-up [informal], mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, pasquinade, put-on [N. Amer, informal]
  2. Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    - fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on [N. Amer, informal]
Verb: spoof  spoof
Usage: informal
  1. Make a parody of
    "The students spoofed the teachers";
    - burlesque, parody
  2. Tamper, with the purpose of deception
    "spoof the figures";
    - fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook [informal], wangle [informal], misrepresent

Derived forms: spoofed, spoofing, spoofs

Type of: caricature, cheat, chicane, chicanery, chisel [informal], guile, imitation, impersonation, mock, shenanigan, trickery, wile

Encyclopedia: Spoof