He tuhinga, he whakapuakanga kōrero, he mahinga toi rānei e rite ana, e whakahuahua ana i te hā o kaituhi kē atu, o ringatoi kē atu, engari he tāwai, he whakapehapeha, he whakakata rānei te āhua.
A piece of writing, an utterance or an artwork which is similar to, and mimics the style of another author or artist, but is mocking, exaggerated or humorous in effect.
tāwhai - to imitate, impersonate, mimic
pūhohe - mocking, laughing, cynical
He tāwhai pūhohe te whakaari, koirā te minenga i pukukata ai.
Ki ētahi, kāore e pai ana te tāwhai pūhohe, inā he tāwai i te mahinga taketake a tētahi atu.