Definition of Burlesquely

1. [adv]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burlesquely

burks
burl
burladero
burladeros
burlap
burlap bag
burlaps
burlaw
burled
burler
burlers
burlesk
burlesks
burlesque
burlesqued
burlesquely (current term)
burlesquer
burlesquers
burlesques
burlesquing
burletta
burlettas
burley
burleycue
burleys
burlier
burliest
burlily
burlin'
burliness

Literary usage of Burlesquely

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1. Euripides by Euripides, Aristophanes (1906)
"The first point, though burlesquely exaggerated, is true and important. Euripides' style, indeed, is not prosaic. It is strange that competent ..."

2. Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"POLLY bows very low, to left, to right, and to front, half burlesquely, to HAWTREE] HAWTREE. Charmed. POLLY. [Aside] What a swell. ..."

3. Coleridge's Literary Criticism by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John William Mackail (1908)
"Assuredly we seem to sink most abruptly, not to say burlesquely, and almost as in a mealy, from this couplet to— And then my heart with pleasure fills, ..."

4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"23, 26, 28, its powers and effects burlesquely imagined. It is undoubtedly the work of genius With Grecian mythology much may yet be done. ..."

5. Words, Facts, and Phrases: A Dictionary of Curious, Quaint, & Out-of-the-way by Eliezer Edwards (1882)
"... burlesquely, was used by a fool at court, as symbolic of his office. Baxter's Maxim. Dean Stanley, in speaking at Kidderminster, said that the maxim ..."

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