- [noun] a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
- [noun] a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
Synonyms: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on
- [verb] make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
Synonyms: spoof, parody
- [adjective] relating to or characteristic of a burlesque; "burlesque theater"