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Definitions of burlesque in various dictionaries:
noun - a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor
noun - a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
verb - make a parody of
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|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|This type of show with broad humor arose in the 1860s; the striptease came about 60 years later|
|The name of this comic imitation that lacks the moral aspect of satire also means a strip show|
|A synonym for "ludicrous parody", it's also the bawdy type of entertainment seen here|
|Harlem's famed Apollo Theater originally featured this bawdy type of entertainment|
|This word for an old style of revue comes from the French for "comical", not "imitative of comic Milton"|
|The Pussycat Dolls were conceived as this type of troupe|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a variety show, typically including striptease.|
|an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something, especially in a literary or dramatic work a parody.|
|a type of writing or acting that tries to make something serious seem stupid|
|a type of theatre entertainment in the US in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that had funny acts and a striptease ( a performance in which someone removes their clothes)|
|An absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something, especially in a literary or dramatic work a parody.|
|A variety show, typically including striptease.|
|Parody or imitate in an absurd or comically exaggerated way.|
|a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)|
|a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way|
|make a parody of|
|A burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects. The word derives from the Italian burlesco, which, in turn, is derived from the Italian burla a joke, ridicule or mockery.Burlesque overlaps in meaning with caricature, parody and travesty, and, in its theatrical sense, with extravaganza, as presented during the Victorian era. "Burlesque" has been used in English in this literary and theatrical sense since the late 17th century. It has been applied retrospectively to works of Chaucer and Shakespeare and to the Graeco-Roman classics. Contrasting examples of literary burlesque are Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock and Samuel Butler's Hudibras. An example of musical burlesque is Richard Strauss's 1890 Burleske for piano and orchestra. Examples of theatrical burlesques include W. S. Gilbert's Robert the Devil and the A. C. Torr Meyer Lutz shows, includ|