Example sentences for: spoofs

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

  • Iggy's Stooges The Ig Nobel Prizes, spoofs on the Nobel Prizes that honor both genuine and phony research, were handed out this month.

  • Working from a trim novel by Tom Perrotta, Payne and co-writer Jim Taylor don't squander their resources on crowds or parades or elaborate spoofs of ceremony, the way most political satires tend to do.

  • In his essay “The Awful German Language,” Mark Twain spoofs the confusion engendered by German gender by translating from a conversation in a German Sunday school book:

  • The NYT "Corrections" box admits that a November 15th "Week in Review" piece about foreign translations of U.S. movie titles contains nine bogus examples--Internet spoofs that got by the reporter.

  • There is, for example, a piece on spoofs in which Rose cites several that are well known, omits others (like Poe's The Great Balloon Hoax), and includes at least one that is a satire, which is a different sort of animal: Gulliver's Travels is not, to my mind, a spoof.


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