Fake and Parody


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Fake noun – An imitation that is passed off as genuine.
Parody and fake are semantically related in pretence topic. In some cases you can use "Parody" instead the word "Fake" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: faked, faking, faker
Synonyms for Fake


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Parody noun – A poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something.
Usage example: the young man sported a feeble parody of a mustache in a vain attempt to make himself look older

Fake and parody are semantically related in pretence topic. Sometimes you can use "Fake" instead the word "Parody" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: parodied, parodist, parodying
Synonyms for Parody

How words are described

old old fake old parody
good good fake good parody
clear clear fake clear parody
pure pure fake pure parody
Other adjectives: long, similar, complete, alien, obvious, massive, big, great, deliberate, transparent, funny, wacky, giant.

Common collocations

role fake role parody role
scene fake scene parody scene
time fake time parody time
way fake way parody way
Other nouns: lord, works.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Mel Brooks parody History of the World Part I ends with a fake trailer for a part II.
  • In an episode of Home Movies, when the kids are making a parody of Weird Science, Melissa wears a pair of balloons as fake boobs.
    Source: Fake Boobs
  • The creators of Homestar Runner have created at least two heavy-metal Fake Bands as a Running Gag for their website — hair-metal parody Limozeen and death-metal parody Taranchula.
    Source: Fake Band
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