1par·o·dy /ˈperədi/ noun plural par·o·dies
a piece of writing, music, etc., that imitates the style of someone or something else in an amusing way [count
] ▪ a political parody ▪ He has a talent for writing parodies.
— often + of ▪ The book was written as a parody of Henry James's style. ▪ a parody of a soap opera
] ▪ a writer with a talent for parody
] disapproving :
a bad or unfair example of something — often + of ▪ The trial was a parody of justice. [=the trial was very unfair]