Definition of Caricatures. Meaning of Caricatures. Synonyms of Caricatures
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Definition of Caricatures
CaricatureCaricature 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
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. CaricatureCaricature 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
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