spoof n : a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way [syn: parody, lampoon, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on] v : make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers" [syn: burlesque, parody]
Etymology 1From the proprietry name of a game involving deception.
- spo͞of, /spuːf/, /spu:f/
- Finnish: parodia
to gently satirize
- Finnish: parodioida
- spo͝of, /spʊf/, /spUf/
- Aussie Slang (1998) does not cover the semen sense.
- Collins Australian Dictionary does not cover the semen homonym and gives the expected long oo pronunciation for the other.
- The Macquarie Dictionary covers the semen homonym but also unexpectedly gives its short oo pronunciation for the other.
- The Australian Oxford Dictionary 1st edition (1999) and 2nd edition (2004) cover the semen homonym and give the expected long oo pronunciation for the other.
- The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary covers the semen homonym and gives the expected long oo pronunciation for the other.
Spoof, spooves, spoofer or spoofing can refer to:
- Parody by imitation
- Forgery of goods or documents
- Spoofing attack, a computer security term
- Referer spoofing, a type of spoofing attack
- Protocol spoofing, a technique to increase performance in data communications
- Spoof (game), a guessing game
- IP address spoofing
- Caller ID spoofing
- E-mail spoofing
- Website spoofing
- SMS spoofing
- Spoof clothing
- Spoof (drink), an alcopop
- Marijuana popper
- British slang for an act of ejaculation
spoof in French: Spoofing
spoof in Dutch: Spoof