- 1spoof something to copy a film/movie, television programme, etc. in an amusing way by exaggerating its main features It is a movie that spoofs other movies. Wordfindercaricature, comedy, funny, joke, parody, pun, sketch, slapstick, spoof, take-off
- 2spoof something to send an email that appears to come from somebody else’s email address Someone has been spoofing my address. See related entries: Email Word Origin late 19th cent.: coined by Arthur Roberts (1852–1933), English comedian.
BrE BrE//spuːf//; NAmE NAmE//spuːf//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they spoof
BrE BrE//spuːf//; NAmE NAmE//spuːf//he / she / it spoofs
BrE BrE//spuːfs//; NAmE NAmE//spuːfs//past simple spoofed
BrE BrE//spuːft//; NAmE NAmE//spuːft//past participle spoofed
BrE BrE//spuːft//; NAmE NAmE//spuːft//-ing form spoofing
BrE BrE//ˈspuːfɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈspuːfɪŋ//Email