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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: travesty (0.01142 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to travesty.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: travesty travesty n 1: a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations [syn: farce, farce comedy] 2: a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way [syn: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, charade, pasquinade, put-on] v : make a travesty of [also: travestied]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Travesty Travesty \Trav"es*ty\, a. [F. travesti, p. p. of travestir to disguise, to travesty, It. travestire, fr. L. trans across, over + vestire to dress, clothe. See Vest.] Disguised by dress so as to be ridiculous; travestied; -- applied to a book or shorter composition. [R.] [1913 Webster] Travesty \Trav"es*ty\, n.; pl. Travesties. A burlesque translation or imitation of a work. [1913 Webster] The second edition is not a recast, but absolutely a travesty of the first. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] Travesty \Trav"es*ty\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Travestied; p. pr. & vb. n. Travesting.] To translate, imitate, or represent, so as to render ridiculous or ludicrous. [1913 Webster] I see poor Lucan travestied, not appareled in his Roman toga, but under the cruel shears of an English tailor. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

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