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Burlesque is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter B and ends with the letter E for which we found 5 definitions.

(a.) Tending to excite laughter or contempt by extravagant images or by a contrast between the subject and the manner of treating it as when a trifling subject is treated with mock gravity; jocular; ironical.
(n.) Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire.
(n.) An ironical or satirical composition intended to excite laughter or to ridicule anything.
(n.) A ludicrous imitation; a caricature; a travesty; a gross perversion.
(v. t.) To ridicule or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language.

Syllable Information

The word burlesque is a 9 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for burlesque is: bur-lesque

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