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  • burlesquely — adverb see burlesque I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • burlesquely — bur·lesque·ly …   English syllables

  • burlesquely — adverb see burlesque I …   Useful english dictionary

  • burlesque — burlesquely, adv. burlesquer, n. /beuhr lesk /, n., adj., v., burlesqued, burlesquing. n. 1. an artistic composition, esp. literary or dramatic, that, for the sake of laughter, vulgarizes lofty material or treats ordinary material with mock… …   Universalium

  • burlesque — I. noun Etymology: burlesque, adjective, comic, droll, from French, from Italian burlesco, from burla joke, from Spanish Date: 1667 1. a literary or dramatic work that seeks to ridicule by means of grotesque exaggeration or comic imitation 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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