Example sentences for: spoof

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

  • Like anyone who has the good fortune to have a job where they get to spoof current events, I do my best to stay, well, current.

  • As I'm sure y'all know, the Bush campaign purposely combatted the possibility of competing with mock spoof sites like gwbush.com by BUYING domain names (over 60 sites, from what I got from the Newsweek article).

  • The last-named book is largely a spoof on linguistic pedantry, and I fear that Saussy III has been drawn in.

  • This gentle Star Trek spoof strikes a chord; it's "a fast, loose, and very funny parody that pulls off the not-so-simple feat of tweaking Trekkies and honoring them" (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly ). The film's premise: A group of middle-aged actors from a long-canceled space show get "spacejacked by naive aliens in need of protection" who mistook the program for a historical document (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ). The result is campy, goofy, and "funny without being flip" (Rita Kempley, the Washington Post ). (Click here to read an interview with Sigourney Weaver about her character in the movie.)

  • Critics say the sci-fi spoof set in the year 3000 is more visually interesting but that it lacks the "bite" (Ron Wertheimer, the New York Times ) and the "snappy rhythm and the kind of far-reaching humor" (Ginia Bellafante, Time ) that make The Simpsons so good.

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