Variant of burlesque
- any broadly comic or satirical imitation, as of a writing, play, etc.; derisive caricature; parody
- ☆ a sort of vaudeville characterized by low comedy, striptease acts, etc.
Origin: French ; from Italian burlesco ; from burla, a jest, mockery
- derisively or comically imitating
- ☆ of or connected with burlesque (vaudeville)
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