Parody and Sham

Parody

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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

Sham is a synonym for parody in respect topic. In some cases you can use "Sham" instead the word "Parody" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like travesty.
Nearby Words: parodied, parodist, parodying
Synonyms for Parody

Sham

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Sham noun – A poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something.
Usage example: condemned the rigged election as a total sham

Parody is a synonym for sham in respect topic. Sometimes you can use "Parody" instead the word "Sham" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as travesty.
Nearby Word: shame
Synonyms for Sham

How words are described

pure pure parody pure sham
complete complete parody complete sham
big big parody big sham
bad bad parody bad sham

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Sunset Beach The marriage is a sham; a parody of Pygmalion, with Gregory taking credit for lifting Olivia "out of the gutter" and turning her up into a society woman.
  • Western Animation / Aqua Teen Hunger Force No Celebrities Were Harmed: "Lasagna" features a parody of the Sham-Wow guy, including his pointed hairstyle and earpiece microphone.
  • Single-Target Sexuality Smithers' sham marriage itself (as seen through flashback) is clearly a parody of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, a Tennessee Williams play/film about a man who neglects his wife and spirals into depression as he begins to realize he's in love with his dead (male) best friend.
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