verb (used with object), car·i·ca·tured, car·i·ca·tur·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for caricature
The author’s account is too much of a caricature to serve as a guide to a complex and contradictory personality.
Part of the Viking image today is a caricature of masculinity—the long-haired warrior still incorporated into the logos or advertising for products appealing to a supposed ideal of manly behavior.What Stereotypes About Viking Masculinity Get Wrong|Neil Price|August 25, 2020|Time
Finally, America will have to accept Bill Cosby as a many-sided man, rather than a much-loved pop-culture caricature.
She died before they started shooting season two, and an unflattering caricature was included immediately.
Yet Dr. Phil allowed Kelli Stapleton to turn her daughter into an ugly caricature on his show.The Mommy Blogger Who Tried to Kill Her Autistic Daughter Talks to Dr. Phil|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I enjoyed her as purely a villain, even if she was somewhat of caricature.Inside ‘Orange Is the New Black’ S2, Eps. 6-12: About That Shocking Incest Scene|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Alliance for a Strong America site is like a caricature of what liberals said about Keep America Safe.
Nor did Ethel know that that caricature had been the cause of the black eye that Harry had brought home last summer.
His look of consternation was exaggerated into a most comical caricature, in order to hide how much of it was real.
A caricature grotesque and impish, and yet one that no human being could mistake—a caricature by the hand of a master!Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
The uncle was always horrible; he was one of the very ugliest of Spaniards; he was a brutal caricature of the national type.Overland|John William De Forest
I have made it a caricature of a superhuman ass I know—Tomlinson—who thinks he can decorate.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for caricature
Derived forms of caricaturecaricatural, adjectivecaricaturist, noun
Word Origin for caricature
Cultural definitions for caricature
In art or literature, portrayal of an individual or thing that exaggerates and distorts prominent characteristics so as to make them appear ridiculous. Caricature is commonly a medium for satire.