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

2 senses of travesty

Sense 1
farce, farce comedy, travesty -- (a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations)
       => comedy -- (light and humorous drama with a happy ending)

Sense 2
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)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb travesty

1 sense of travesty

Sense 1
travesty -- (make a travesty of)
       => spoof, burlesque, parody -- (make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers")

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