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Definition of the noun send-up

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  1. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

Alternative definition of the noun send-up


  1. A satirical imitation of a work of art or a genre.

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Google previewWho Put the Rainbow in the " Wizard of Oz? " (1995)

Yip Harburg, Lyricist by Harold Meyerson, Ernest Harburg

The send-up is a gentle one, of course. The operetta, like a number of songs in Yip's later shows, is a day-of-deliverance celebration: politics, as far as Yip was concerned, at its apogee, not its nadir. Both the celebration and the comedy ...

Google previewScreen World Presents the Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors (2003)

From the Silent Era to 1965 by Barry Monush

In 1987, serving with Avalon as co-executive producer, the duo did a colorful send-up of their old beach pictures, Back to the Beach, with Annette good- naturedly kidding herself as an airhead mom, but it wasn't very popular. Shortly afterwards ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science Fiction (2005)

by Don D'Ammassa

The series is a wonderful send-up of many genre clich├ęs.

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Room service? Send up a larger room. (Groucho Marx)
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