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burlesque

Definition of burlesque:

part of speech: verb

To turn a subject into ridicule; to treat a trifling matter with mock gravity to excite laughter.

part of speech: adjective

Tending to raise laughter; droll; comic.

part of speech: noun

The turning any matter into ridicule; the representation of a subject in mock gravity with the view of exciting laughter.

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