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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Burlesque (0.00944 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Burlesque.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: burlesque lucu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: burlesque burlesque adj : relating to or characteristic of a burlesque; “burlesque theater” n 1: a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease) 2: a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way [syn: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on] v : make a parody of; “The students spoofed the teachers” [syn: spoof, parody]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Burlesque Burlesque \Bur*lesque"\, a. [F. burlesque, fr. It. burlesco, fr. burla jest, mockery, perh. for burrula, dim. of L. burrae trifles. See Bur.] Tending to excite laughter or contempt by extravagant images, or by a contrast between the subject and the manner of treating it, as when a trifling subject is treated with mock gravity; jocular; ironical. [1913 Webster] It is a dispute among the critics, whether burlesque poetry runs best in heroic verse, like that of the Dispensary, or in doggerel, like that of Hudibras. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Burlesque \Bur*lesque"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burlesqued; p. pr. & vb. n. Burlesquing.] To ridicule, or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language. [1913 Webster] They burlesqued the prophet Jeremiah's words, and turned the expression he used into ridicule. --Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] Burlesque \Bur*lesque"\, v. i. To employ burlesque. [1913 Webster] Burlesque \Bur*lesque"\, n. 1. Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire. [1913 Webster] Burlesque is therefore of two kinds; the first represents mean persons in the accouterments of heroes, the other describes great persons acting and speaking like the basest among the people. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. An ironical or satirical composition intended to excite laughter, or to ridicule anything. [1913 Webster] The dull burlesque appeared with impudence, And pleased by novelty in spite of sense. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. A ludicrous imitation; a caricature; a travesty; a gross perversion. [1913 Webster] Who is it that admires, and from the heart is attached to, national representative assemblies, but must turn with horror and disgust from such a profane burlesque and abominable perversion of that sacred institute? --Burke. [1913 Webster] Syn: Mockery; farce; travesty; mimicry. [1913 Webster]

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