Definition of Caricature. Meaning of Caricature. Synonyms of Caricature

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Definition of Caricature

Caricature
Caricature Car"i*ca*ture, n. [It. caricatura, fr. caricare to charge, overload, exaggerate. See Charge, v. t.] 1. An exaggeration, or distortion by exaggeration, of parts or characteristics, as in a picture. 2. A picture or other figure or description in which the peculiarities of a person or thing are so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous; a burlesque; a parody. [Formerly written caricatura.] The truest likeness of the prince of French literature will be the one that has most of the look of a caricature. --I. Taylor. A grotesque caricature of virtue. --Macaulay.
Caricature
Caricature Car"i*ca*ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Caricatured; p. pr. & vb. n. Caricaturing.] To make or draw a caricature of; to represent with ridiculous exaggeration; to burlesque. He could draw an ill face, or caricature a good one, with a masterly hand. --Lord Lyttelton.

Meaning of Caricature from wikipedia

- A caricature is a rendered image showing the features of its subject in a simplified or exaggerated way through sketching, pencil strokes, or through other...
- A caricature is a description of a person using exaggeration of some characteristics and oversimplification of others Caricature or Caricatures may also...
- A caricaturist is an artist who specializes in drawing caricatures. Abed Abdi (born 1942) Al Hirschfeld (1903–2003) Alex Gard (1900–1948) Alexander Saroukhan...
- Graptophyllum pictum, the caricature-plant, is a shrub in the family Acanthaceae. It is native to New Guinea, also a well-known garden shrub. There are...
- La Caricature (The Caricature) may refer to: La Caricature (1830–1843), a satirical w****ly published in Paris between 1830 and 1843 during the July Monarchy...
- A political cartoon, a type of editorial cartoon, is a graphic with caricatures of public figures, expressing the artist's opinion. An artist who writes...
- individual in question—for example, a caricature of Osama bin Laden might focus on his facial hair and nose; a caricature of George W. Bush might enlarge his...
- chubby. Chibi is widely used in ****an to describe a specific style of caricature where characters are drawn in an exaggerated way. Typically these characters...
- Caricature Portrait of Tulla L****n (Norwegian: Karikert portrett av Tulla L****n) is an oil on canvas painting by Edvard Munch. It is in the collection...
- deity. He also mentions an apostate Jew who carried around Carthage a caricature of a Christian with ****'s ears and hooves, labeled Deus Christianorum...
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