verb (used with object), car·i·ca·tured, car·i·ca·tur·ing.
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Origin of caricature
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Example sentences from the Web for caricature
Sometimes there would be caricatures in which his body was swallowed up by his boots.
She wants to puncture all of the caricatures that blunt the harsh reality of Eichmann.Nothing Was Banal About Eichmann’s Evil, Says a Scathing New Biography|Michael Signer|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because caricatures break down when you see over-heated political passions with a sense of perspective.
The caricatures of people living and dead (career-wise) are only part of its charm.Newsweek Takedown From Beyond the Grave: Michael Hastings’s Fiction Tells the Truth|Christopher Dickey|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why are all these Hillary Clinton caricatures suddenly showing up on the big screen?Hollywood's Obsession With Hillary Clinton-Like Villains, From 'Divergent' to 'The Hunger Games'|Andrew Romano|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other caricatures of the period more justly include ministers in their satire.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
There were besides many caricatures of the new German school, which are in themselves caricatures of the masters before Raphael.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
I supposed you were drawing lampblack caricatures of some one of the tutors in old Yale.The English Orphans|Mary Jane Holmes
Lady Delacour would become the subject of witticisms, epigrams, caricatures without end.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
A correspondent of a Philadelphia paper writes that caricatures on American subjects abound in Paris.
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.