spoof / spoōf/ inf. • n. 1. a humorous imitation of something, typically a film or a particular genre of film, in which its characteristic features are exaggerated for comic effect: a Robin Hood spoof.2. a trick played on someone as a joke.• v. [tr.] 1. imitate (something) while exaggerating its characteristic features for comic effect: it is a movie that spoofs other movies.2. hoax or trick (someone): they proceeded to spoof Western intelligence with false information. ∎ interfere with (radio or radar signals) so as to make them useless.DERIVATIVES: spoof·er n.spoof·er·y / ˈspoōfərē/ n.