Definitions for travestyˈtræv ə sti

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. farce, farce comedy, travesty(noun)

    a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations

  2. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(verb)

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

  3. travesty(verb)

    make a travesty of

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  1. travesty(Noun)

    An absurd or grotesque misrepresentation

  2. travesty(Noun)

    A parody or stylistic imitation.

  3. travesty(Noun)

    A grossly inferior imitation.

    A battlefield trial is a travesty of justice.

  4. travesty(Verb)

    To make a travesty of; to parody.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Travesty(adj)

    disguised by dress so as to be ridiculous; travestied; -- applied to a book or shorter composition

  2. Travesty(noun)

    a burlesque translation or imitation of a work

  3. Travesty(verb)

    to translate, imitate, or represent, so as to render ridiculous or ludicrous


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