Definitions of takeoff
  1. noun
    a departure; especially of airplanes
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    type of:
    departure, going, going away, leaving
    the act of departing
  2. noun
    the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
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    type of:
    ascension, ascent, rise, rising
    a movement upward
  3. noun
    humorous or satirical mimicry
    synonyms: mockery, parody
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    type of:
    apery, mimicry
    the act of mimicking; imitative behavior
  4. noun
    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    synonyms: burlesque, charade, lampoon, mockery, parody, pasquinade, put-on, sendup, spoof, travesty
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    type of:
    caricature, imitation, impersonation
    a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
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