parody (n.) Look up parody at Dictionary.com
1590s (first recorded use in English is in Ben Jonson), from or in imitation of Latin parodia "parody," from Greek paroidia "burlesque song or poem," from para- "beside, parallel to" (see para- (1), in this case, "mock-") + oide "song, ode" (see ode). The meaning "poor or feeble imitation" is from 1830. Related: Parodic; parodical.
parody (v.) Look up parody at Dictionary.com
c.1745, from parody (n.). Related: Parodied; parodying.