- 1[countable, uncountable] a piece of writing, music, acting, etc. that deliberately copies the style of someone or something in order to be amusing a parody of a horror film His personality made him an easy subject for parody.
- 2[countable] (disapproving) something that is such a bad or unfair example of something that it seems ridiculous synonym travesty The trial was a parody of justice. This article is a grotesque parody of the truth.
NAmE//ˈpærədi//(pl. parodies) parody (of something)