putdown

putdown
put·down or put-down (po͝otʹdoun') n. Slang
1. A dismissal or rejection, especially in the form of a critical or slighting remark: “Such answers were, perhaps still are, a... form of put-down to the questions of white people” (Lillian Hellman).
2. A typically good-natured parody, especially in theater: “The comedy fodder ranged from putdowns of British Royalty to... Sophie Tuckerisms” (Variety).

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