a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades
- Did you ever play charade before.
- His poems, despite their dignity and felicity, have an air of charade.
- The interviews were just charade.
- The whole scene was as unreal as a charade.
- Their whole marriage had been a charade, they had never loved each other.