travesty[ trav-uh-stee ]SEE DEFINITION OF travesty
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRAVESTY
I stretched my lips in that travesty of a smile I had seen the others use.
It long ago learned that marriage is a travesty and our marriage a nightmare.
That's why this whole thing is a travesty of love and marriage.
A piquant witticism is not an expression of all this, but simply a travesty.
I take this opportunity of saying that justice in this town is a travesty.
But the effect has been too great on Tom, and even the travesty at the finish does not get a laugh from him.
To ape a sentiment, even a good one, is to travesty a sentiment; that will not be helpful.
The words are a travesty of what we read of the Son of man in chap.
His travesty of the Æneid (1648-53) was considered a masterpiece of its kind.
His general theology is a travesty of the creation of the world and of man.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR TRAVESTY
- comic drama
- field day
- fun and games
- gag show
- high camp
- high time
- light entertainment
- play on
- act like
- be like
- do like
- do likewise
- follow in footsteps
- follow suit
- look like
- model after
- pattern after
- play a part
- put on
- send up
- take off