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NOUN (1)

1. a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect;
[syn: caricature, imitation, impersonation]


VERB (1)

1. represent in or produce a caricature of;
- Example: "The drawing caricatured the President"
[syn: caricature, ape]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Caricature \Car"i*ca*ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Caricatured; p. pr. & vb. n. Caricaturing.] To make or draw a caricature of; to represent with ridiculous exaggeration; to burlesque. [1913 Webster] He could draw an ill face, or caricature a good one, with a masterly hand. --Lord Lyttelton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Caricature \Car"i*ca*ture\, n. [It. caricatura, fr. caricare to charge, overload, exaggerate. See Charge, v. t.] 1. An exaggeration, or distortion by exaggeration, of parts or characteristics, as in a picture. [1913 Webster] 2. A picture or other figure or description in which the peculiarities of a person or thing are so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous; a burlesque; a parody. [Formerly written caricatura.] [1913 Webster] The truest likeness of the prince of French literature will be the one that has most of the look of a caricature. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] A grotesque caricature of virtue. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

caricature n 1: a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect [syn: caricature, imitation, impersonation] v 1: represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President" [syn: caricature, ape]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

156 Moby Thesaurus words for "caricature": Atticism, aggrandize, aggrandizement, agile wit, amplification, amplify, anamorphosis, animated cartoon, bad likeness, ballyhoo, belie, big talk, black humor, blowing up, bosh, botch, build up, bunk, burlesque, camouflage, carry too far, cartoon, cheat, clinquant, color, comedy, comic book, comic strip, comics, daub, dilatation, dilation, disguise, distort, distortion, draw the longbow, dry wit, enhancement, enlargement, esprit, exaggerate, exaggerating, exaggeration, excess, exorbitance, expansion, extravagance, extreme, fake, falsify, farce, funnies, gammon, garble, go to extremes, grandiloquence, heightening, hit off on, hokum, huckstering, humor, hyperbole, hyperbolism, hyperbolize, imitation, inflation, inordinacy, irony, lampoon, laughingstock, lay it on, libel, magnification, magnify, make much of, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, misteach, mock, mockery, moonshine, nimble wit, overcharge, overdo, overdraw, overemphasis, overestimate, overestimation, overkill, overpraise, overreach, overreact, oversell, overspeak, overstate, overstatement, overstress, parody, pasquinade, pastiche, pervert, phony, pile it on, pinchbeck, pleasantry, pretty wit, prodigality, profuseness, puff, puffery, puffing up, quick wit, ready wit, ridicule, salt, sarcasm, satire, satirize, savor of wit, scratch, scribble, send up, sensationalism, sham, shoddy, slant, slapstick, slapstick humor, spoof, squib, stretch, stretch the truth, stretching, subtle wit, superlative, take off, take off on, take-off, takeoff, talk big, talk in superlatives, tall talk, tinsel, tout, touting, travesty, twist, understate, visual humor, warp, wicked imitation, wit, wrench