takeoff

Primary Meanings of takeoff

1.
n
a departure; especially of airplanes
2.
n
humorous or satirical mimicry
Full Definitions of takeoff
1

n a departure; especially of airplanes

Type of:
departure, going, going away, leaving
the act of departing

n the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne

Type of:
ascension, ascent, rise, rising
a movement upward
2

n humorous or satirical mimicry

Synonyms:
mockery, parody
Type of:
apery, mimicry
the act of mimicking; imitative behavior

n 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
Type of:
caricature, imitation, impersonation
a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

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