how to pronounce burlesque

bɚlɛsk

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meanings of burlesque

noun:

  1. A variety adult entertainment show, usually including titillation such as striptease, most common from the 1880s to the 1930s.
  2. A derisive art form that mocks by imitation; a parody.
  3. A ludicrous imitation; a caricature; a travesty; a gross perversion.

verb:

  1. To ridicule, or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language.
  2. To make a burlesque parody of.

adjective:

  1. Parodical; parodic.

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words that rhyme with burlesque

grotesquedesk