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spoof

spoof

pronunciation:
spuf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a humorous imitation; good-natured mocking; lampoon.
definition 2: a hoax, prank, or joke.
similar words:
hoax
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: spoofed, spoofing, spoofs
definition 1: to imitate humorously; mock good-naturedly; lampoon.
The film spoofs the traditional love story.
similar words:
parody
definition 2: to fool or deceive.
similar words:
fool, mock
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to indulge in lampooning, hoaxing, or fooling.
I was only spoofing when I said that.