|Origin:||parodia, from Greek, from para- ( PARA-) + aidein 'to sing'|
par‧o‧dy1 plural parodies
1 [uncountable and countable]A
a piece of writing, music etc or an action that copies someone or something in an amusing way
a brilliant parody of classical dance
in a parody of something
He swung the door wide open in a parody of welcome.
Her performance contains a strong element of self-parody (=when someone makes fun of their own style).
something that is not a correct or acceptable example of something
Although his comment was a parody of the truth, Diana was upset by it.
The trial was a parody of justice (=very unfair).