Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun charade

2 senses of charade

Sense 1
parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on -- (a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way)
       => caricature, imitation, impersonation -- (a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect)

Sense 2
charade -- (a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades)
       => word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")

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