verb (used with object), car·i·ca·tured, car·i·ca·tur·ing.
Origin of caricature
Examples from the Web for caricaturist
It seems to me that Bellows was most successful when he worked basically as a caricaturist, under the influence of Daumier.
According to the caricaturist, Thomas Rowlandson, chaos ensues.
They reveal him as a talented cartoonist and caricaturist, reminiscent of Ralph Steadman and Edward Gorey.
He is, indeed, more than caricaturist in the sense in which we shall use this term of his artistic successors.The Eighteenth Century in English Caricature|Selwyn Brinton
John Law came in for a major share of the caricaturist's attention.The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature|Arthur Bartlett Maurice
Bunbury, the caricaturist, laid the scene of his Sunday Evening Conversation in this street.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury
In the accompanying cartoon the Dutch caricaturist has thrust with his pencil at the central point of this falsity.Raemaekers' Cartoons|Louis Raemaekers
He was, however, as Mr. Jerrold himself remarks, "a caricaturist who seldom raises a laugh."
British Dictionary definitions for caricaturist
Word Origin for caricature
Word Origin and History for caricaturist (1 of 3)
1749, from caricature (n.). Related: Caricatured; caricaturing.
Word Origin and History for caricaturist (2 of 3)
1748 (figurative), 1750 (literal), from French caricature (18c.), from Italian caricatura "satirical picture; an exaggeration," literally "an overloading," from caricare "to load, exaggerate," from Vulgar Latin carricare "to load a car" (see charge (v.)). The Italian form had been used in English from 1680s and was common 18c.
Culture definitions for caricaturist
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.