send-up

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɛndʌp/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sendup′)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
send-up  (sendup′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an entertaining or humorous burlesque or parody;
    takeoff:The best skit in the revue was a send-up of TV game shows.
Also,  sendup′.  [1955–60;
n. use of v. phrase send up, in sense "to parody'';
cf. earlier Brit. academic usage "to mock, scoff at'']

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