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The Universal Dictionary

travesty

['trævəstɪ] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. пародия; карикатура

    2. театр. травести

  2. гл.

    1. переодеваться; изменять внешность

    2. представлять пародию; пародировать; искажать

Learning (En-Ru)

travesty

['trævəstɪ]

n

пародия

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It seemed that my more elegant carriage would but point the insult of the travesty.
Мне мнилось, будто моя более изящная осанка лишь подчеркивает оскорбительность этого шутовского наряда.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / St. IvesСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Сент Ив
Сент Ив
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1967
St. Ives
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Do not allow this… travesty!”
Как вы можете терпеть этот… балаган!
Abercrombie, Joe / The Blade ItselfАберкромби, Джо / Кровь и железо
Кровь и железо
Аберкромби, Джо
© 2006 by Joe Abercrombie.
© Перевод. В. Иванов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Blade Itself
Abercrombie, Joe
© 2007 by Joe Abercrombie
They declared there that the trial was a shameful travesty, built on the testimony of provocateurs and unfortunate defendants forced into it by terror.
Они писали, что это - позорнейшая судебная комедия, построенная на показаниях провокаторов и несчастных обвиняемых, вынужденных к тому террором.
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr / The Gulag ArchipelagoСолженицын, Александр / Архипелаг Гулаг
Архипелаг Гулаг
Солженицын, Александр
© Русский Общественный Фонд Александра Солженицына, 2009
The Gulag Archipelago
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
© 1973 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
© 1973, 1974 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
© 1985 by The Russian Social Fund
Cyrus unlaced the leather sheath that held it on his stump and stood the travesty-on-flesh beside his chair
Сайрус расшнуровал кожаный чехол, которым протез крепился к культе, и поднялся из кресла, похожий на карикатуру.
Steinbeck, John / East Of EdenСтейнбек, Джон / На восток от Эдема
На восток от Эдема
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
East Of Eden
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1952
© renewed Elaine Steinbeck, Thom Steinbeck, and John Steinbeck IV, 1980
He had no doubt learned by now that the «impostor» not only knew about the existence of Travesty but had walked about the house with the confidence of long acquaintance.
Он уже, наверно, узнал, что самозванец не только знает про Травести, но и ходит по дому с уверенностью хорошо знакомого с ним человека.
Tey, Josephine / Brat FarrarТэй, Джозефина / Мистификация
Мистификация
Тэй, Джозефина
© Перевод. Р.С.Боброва, 2010
© The National Trust, 1949
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers, 2010
Brat Farrar
Tey, Josephine
© 1950 by Elisabeth MacKintosh
© renewed by R.S. Latham

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'trævəstɪNounпародия; карикатураExamples

travesty of justice — пародия на справедливость

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  1. 1.

    пародия; насмешка; издевательство; фарс

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Word forms

travesty

verb
Basic forms
Pasttravestied
Imperativetravesty
Present Participle (Participle I)travestying
Past Participle (Participle II)travestied
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I travestywe travesty
you travestyyou travesty
he/she/it travestiesthey travesty
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am travestyingwe are travestying
you are travestyingyou are travestying
he/she/it is travestyingthey are travestying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have travestiedwe have travestied
you have travestiedyou have travestied
he/she/it has travestiedthey have travestied
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been travestyingwe have been travestying
you have been travestyingyou have been travestying
he/she/it has been travestyingthey have been travestying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I travestiedwe travestied
you travestiedyou travestied
he/she/it travestiedthey travestied
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was travestyingwe were travestying
you were travestyingyou were travestying
he/she/it was travestyingthey were travestying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had travestiedwe had travestied
you had travestiedyou had travestied
he/she/it had travestiedthey had travestied
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been travestyingwe had been travestying
you had been travestyingyou had been travestying
he/she/it had been travestyingthey had been travestying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will travestywe shall/will travesty
you will travestyyou will travesty
he/she/it will travestythey will travesty
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be travestyingwe shall/will be travestying
you will be travestyingyou will be travestying
he/she/it will be travestyingthey will be travestying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have travestiedwe shall/will have travestied
you will have travestiedyou will have travestied
he/she/it will have travestiedthey will have travestied
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been travestyingwe shall/will have been travestying
you will have been travestyingyou will have been travestying
he/she/it will have been travestyingthey will have been travestying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would travestywe should/would travesty
you would travestyyou would travesty
he/she/it would travestythey would travesty
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be travestyingwe should/would be travestying
you would be travestyingyou would be travestying
he/she/it would be travestyingthey would be travestying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have travestiedwe should/would have travestied
you would have travestiedyou would have travestied
he/she/it would have travestiedthey would have travestied
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been travestyingwe should/would have been travestying
you would have been travestyingyou would have been travestying
he/she/it would have been travestyingthey would have been travestying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am travestiedwe are travestied
you are travestiedyou are travestied
he/she/it is travestiedthey are travestied
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being travestiedwe are being travestied
you are being travestiedyou are being travestied
he/she/it is being travestiedthey are being travestied
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been travestiedwe have been travestied
you have been travestiedyou have been travestied
he/she/it has been travestiedthey have been travestied
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was travestiedwe were travestied
you were travestiedyou were travestied
he/she/it was travestiedthey were travestied
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being travestiedwe were being travestied
you were being travestiedyou were being travestied
he/she/it was being travestiedthey were being travestied
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been travestiedwe had been travestied
you had been travestiedyou had been travestied
he/she/it had been travestiedthey had been travestied
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be travestiedwe shall/will be travestied
you will be travestiedyou will be travestied
he/she/it will be travestiedthey will be travestied
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been travestiedwe shall/will have been travestied
you will have been travestiedyou will have been travestied
he/she/it will have been travestiedthey will have been travestied

travesty

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetravestytravesties
Possessive casetravesty'stravesties'