caricature
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈkæɹɪkətʃʊɚ/, /kəˈɹɪkətʃʊɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkæɹɪkətʃʊə/
Noun

caricature (plural caricatures)

  1. A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
  2. A grotesque misrepresentation.
    • 18, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 3, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:
Translations Translations Verb

caricature (caricatures, present participle caricaturing; past caricatured, past participle caricatured)

  1. To represent someone in an exaggerated or distorted manner.
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