Example sentences for: parodies

How can you use “parodies” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • , have become such tasteless parodies of politicians that I was doubting whether I could pull the lever for Hill.

  • The cover of Angry Johnny and the Killbillies' album, Hankenstein , shows Hank Williams drawn like Frankenstein's monster; the cover of a Bloodshot alternative-country anthology called Hell-Bent parodies a famous photo of a grimacing, emaciated Williams in an Alabama jail.

  • South Park abounds in screamingly campy parodies, from the opening ensemble to Terrance and Phillip's peppy rap duet "Shut Your Fucking Face, Uncle-Fucker" to the principal's exhortation to substitute "bum," "poo," and the phlegmatic "M'kay" for, respectively, "ass," "shit," and "fuck" while leading a Busby Berkeley-ish dance line.

  • The "TRB" column parodies the truth-stretching Robert Reich, imagining him as Walter Mitty.

  • When he plays, he folds himself intimately over his guitar and silently moves his lips, as if whispering sweet nothings to it; Penn's expression of stewed soulfulness parodies this twerpy egotist and exalts him at the same time.


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