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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. burlesque: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. burlesque: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. burlesque: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. burlesque: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. burlesque, burlesque: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. burlesque: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Burlesque, burlesque: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. burlesque: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. burlesque: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. burlesque: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. burlesque: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. burlesque: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. burlesque: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Burlesque, burlesque: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. burlesque: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. burlesque: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Burlesque (album), Burlesque (band), Burlesque (film), Burlesque (genre), Burlesque (literary), Burlesque (literature), Burlesque (musical), Burlesque (soundtrack), Burlesque: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Burlesque: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. burlesque: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. burlesque: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Burlesque: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. burlesque: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Burlesque: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. Burlesque: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. burlesque: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. burlesque: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. burlesque: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. burlesque: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. burlesque: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. Burlesque: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Burlesque: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Burlesque: Literary Terms [home, info]
  3. burlesque: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]
  4. BURLESQUE: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. burlesque: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. burlesque: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. burlesque: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. burlesque: A Word A Day [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Burlesque: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (burlesque)

noun:  a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
noun:  a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
verb:  make a parody of
adjective:  relating to or characteristic of a burlesque ("Burlesque theater")

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Phrases that include burlesque:   burlesque house, ballads & burlesque, burlesque metaphor, burlesque translation, new burlesque

Words similar to burlesque:   burlesqued, burlesquely, burlesquer, burlesquing, charade, lampoon, mockery, parody, pasquinade, sendup, spoof, takeoff, travesty, farce, ludicrism, more...

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