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Sendup

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun sendup:

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Definition of the noun sendup

What does sendup mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sendups

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

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Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

sendup, n.a satire, burlesque or parody, as in a brilliant sendup of the Eurovision Song Contest. Since the late 1950s. septic an American , aYank.

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

See Flat line, Harvard criteria MEDICAL MOVIES Flatliners A 1990 Hollywood sendup with Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, and a plot as implausible as any that comes from Tinseltown flatulation Farting. See Flatulence ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science Fiction (2015)

The series is a wonderful sendup of many genre clichés. The James Morganduology wasslightly more serious in tone, consisting of The Mutants Are Coming(1984) and Out of Sync (1990), but they demonstrate Haiblum's debt to Raymond ...

Google previewThe Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre (2013)

by Jonathan Law

The first of these was intended as a perfectly straight piece of melodrama but Frédérick's outrageous performance as Macaire turned it into a hilarious sendup of the genre that played to packed houses. The raggedly dressed but smoothtalking ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sixties Cool (2007)

A Celebration of the Grooviest People, Events, and Artifacts of the 1960s by Chris Strodder

was an Englishlanguage scifi sendup that today stands as one of the sillier relics of the psychedelic era. Trying too hard to be hip, the movie ended up being campy instead of sexy and laughable instead of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Literature (2015)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

,a sendup ofthe beauty contest industry.

Google previewThe Queer Encyclopedia of Film and Television (2012)

by Claude Summers

Since its debut in 1975, Saturday Night Live has provided such recurring sketches as the cartoon superhero sendup “The Ambiguously Gay Duo,” the weightlifting pair Hans and Franz (Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon), who promised to “pump ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

See Flat line, Harvard criteria Medical movies Flatliners A 1990 Hollywood sendup with Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, and a plot as implausible as any that comes from Tinseltown flatulation Farting. See Flatulence flatulence ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the New York School Poets (2015)

Work Author: Kenneth Koch Whether it is read as a serious meditation or a comic sendup, or both, the poem "The Artist" reflects the emphasis on process over product thatis characteristic ofthe New York School aesthetic. In a series ...

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Scrabble value of S1E1N1D2U1P3

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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