Parody and Tribute


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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

Tribute is an antonym for parody.
Nearby Words: parodied, parodist, parodying
Antonyms for Parody


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Tribute noun – A formal expression of praise.
Parody is an antonym for tribute.
Antonyms for Tribute
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How words are described

loving loving parody loving tribute
musical musical parody musical tribute
full full parody full tribute
clear clear parody clear tribute
Other adjectives: long, similar, short, direct, original, obvious, massive, big, great, little, animated, possible, explicit, funny, intentional, extended, giant, aforementioned, comedic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Music / Bill Bailey Heavy Mithril: Prog rock tribute-cum-parody "The Leg of Time" strays into this territory.
  • Music / Steel Panther Self-Deprecation: Considering all the members were either in an actual glam rock band or hair metal tribute band, everything they do can be considered self parody.
  • The tribute concert to Cameron Mackintosh, "Hey Mr Producer", features a pre-taped segment in which Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber parody their songs "Send in the Clowns" and "Music of the Night", while ribbing Cameron Mackintosh at the same time.
    Source: Self-Parody
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