Definition of pappyshow in English:

pappyshow

noun

West Indian
  • [in singular] A person or thing that is a parody or mockery of something else:

    ‘he is merely making a pappyshow of the volunteer litter wardens’
    • ‘I think the whole political scene is a pappyshow.’
    • ‘And this Government so incompetent, they went and read the death warrant and make a big pappyshow, saying they going to hang Monday morning.’
    • ‘What a pappyshow has been their so-called co-operation on fighting crime, created as a direct result of citizens' pressure and political opportunism!’
    • ‘What everyone is now talking about is the cost of our Athens pappyshow.’
    • ‘This facade, this farce, this pappyshow, to use the St Lucian language, must eventually come to an end.’
    satire, burlesque, lampoon, pastiche, caricature, take-off, skit, squib, imitation, impression, impersonation, mockery, mimicry, travesty
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Origin

Variant of puppet show.

Pronunciation

pappyshow

/ˈpapɪʃəʊ/