verb (used with object), car·i·ca·tured, car·i·ca·tur·ing.
Words nearby caricature
Origin of caricature
OTHER WORDS FROM caricature
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH caricatureburlesque caricature cartoon parody satire (see synonym study at burlesque)
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Examples from the Web for caricature
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.
I love how blindly optimistic she manages to be, without turning into a caricature.‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 2: The Finest, Funniest, and Most Terrifying Moments of Eps. 1-6|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No, Anders is not a caricature, and given current attitudes toward wealth, that is a small miracle.Ted Thompson’s Debut Novel Features A 1 Percenter As Its Hero|Stefan Beck|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The role of the church is, quite properly, examined, but care has been taken not to caricature what happened.Dame Judi Dench on Playing the Inspiring Philomena|Dame Judi Dench|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was a trace of the old school of caricature in the large noses and thin legs which he gave his p. 49figures.Lost Leaders|Andrew Lang
Pushkin used to say that the Northern summer was a caricature of the Southern winter.Essays on Russian Novelists|William Lyon Phelps
Gard thought he saw some of his own philosophies in caricature.The Debatable Land|Arthur Colton
It is scarcely a caricature of the prudence of the Articles.Short Studies on Great Subjects|James Anthony Froude
His caricature hangs in the section of the Muse Carnavalet devoted to early aeronautics in Paris.Vie de Bohme|Orlo Williams
British Dictionary definitions for caricature
Derived forms of caricaturecaricatural, adjectivecaricaturist, noun
Word Origin for caricature
Culture 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.