- Present participle of parody.
Variant of parody
- a literary or musical work imitating the characteristic style of some other work or of a writer or composer in a satirical or humorous way, usually by applying it to an inappropriate subject
- the art of writing such works
- a poor or weak imitation
Origin of parodyFrench parodie ; from Classical Latin parodia ; from Classical Greek parōidia, burlesque song ; from para-, beside (see para-) + ōidē, song (see ode)