how to pronounce parody


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the above transcription of parody is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

parody is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of parody in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… there literally is mmm a parody of Flash …”

meanings of parody


  1. A popular maxim, adage, or proverb.
  2. A work or performance that imitates another work or performance with ridicule or irony.


  1. To make a parody of something.

parody frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word parody occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics parody can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that parody can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to parody


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