Definition of burlesque


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • burlesque is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 20 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • burlesque is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 24 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of burlesque

  • make a parody of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. parody
    2. spoof

  • a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. lampoon
    2. mockery
    3. parody
    4. pasquinade
    5. put-on
    6. send-up
    7. sendup
    8. spoof
    9. takeoff
    10. travesty

  • a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease) (noun)

  • relating to or characteristic of a burlesque ()

    Examples

    1. burlesque theater

See definition of burlesque in Merriam Webster