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car·toon

 (kär-to͞on′)
n.
1.
a. A drawing depicting a humorous situation, often accompanied by a caption.
b. A drawing representing current public figures or issues symbolically and often satirically: a political cartoon.
2. A preliminary sketch similar in size to the work, such as a fresco, that is to be copied from it.
3.
a. A usually short, animated movie or television program.
b. An animated character in a movie or television program.
4. A comic strip.
5. A ridiculously oversimplified or stereotypical representation: criticized the actor's portrayal of Jefferson as a historically inaccurate cartoon.
v. car·tooned, car·toon·ing, car·toons
v.tr.
To draw a humorous or satirical representation of; caricature.
v.intr.
To make humorous or satirical drawings.

[French carton, drawing, from Italian cartone, pasteboard; see carton.]

car·toon′ish, car·toon′y adj.
car·toon′ist n.

cartoon

(kɑːˈtuːn)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a humorous or satirical drawing, esp one in a newspaper or magazine, concerning a topical event
2. (Journalism & Publishing) Also called: comic strip a sequence of drawings in a newspaper, magazine, etc, relating a comic or adventurous situation
3. (Film) See animated cartoon
4. (Art Terms) a full-size preparatory sketch for a fresco, tapestry, mosaic, etc, from which the final work is traced or copied
[C17: from Italian cartone pasteboard, sketch on stiff paper; see carton]
carˈtoonist n

car•toon

(kɑrˈtun)

n.
1. a drawing symbolizing, satirizing, or caricaturing some action, subject, or person.
4. a preliminary pictorial design, as for a fresco.
v.i.
5. to draw cartoons.
[1665–75; < Italian cartone pasteboard, cartoon < Latin c(h)arta; see card1]
car•toon′ist, n.

cartoon

1. A humorous sketch or drawing usually telling a story or caricaturing some person or action.
2. In fine arts, a preparatory sketch or design for a picture or ornamental motif to be transferred to a fresco or tapestry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cartoon - a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazinecartoon - a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
publication - a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
humor, wit, witticism, wittiness, humour - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
cartoon strip, comic strip, funnies, strip - a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
2.cartoon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequencecartoon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
short subject - a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
Verb1.cartoon - draw cartoons of
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"

cartoon

noun
1. drawing, parody, satire, caricature, comic strip, takeoff (informal), lampoon, sketch The newspaper printed a cartoon depicting the president as a used car salesman.
2. animation, animated film, animated cartoon the X-rated TV cartoon, South Park
Translations
رَسْمٌ هَزَلِيرُسُومٌ مُتَحَرِّكَةفيلْم رُسوم مُتَحَرِّكَه
karikaturakreslený filmkresba
tegnefilmtegneserievittighedstegning
piirrettysarjakuva
animirani film
rajzfilm
skopteikningteiknimynd
アニメ漫画
만화
animacinis filmasšaržas
karikatūramultiplikācijas filma
kreslený film
risankastrip
tecknad filmtecknad serie
การ์ตูน
hoạt hìnhtranh biếm họa

cartoon

[kɑːˈtuːn] N
1. (in newspaper etc) → viñeta f, chiste m; (= comic strip) → historieta f
2. (Art) (= sketch for fresco etc) → cartón m
3. (Cine, TV) → dibujos mpl animados

cartoon

[kɑːrˈtuːn] n
(= humorous drawing) → dessin m (humoristique) (= satirical drawing) → caricature f
(= comic strip) → bande f dessinée
(= film) → dessin m animécartoon character n (one of the people or animals in a cartoon)personnage m de dessin animé

cartoon

n
Cartoon m or nt; (= single picture)Karikatur f
(Film, TV) → (Zeichen)trickfilm m; Mickey Mouse cartoonMickymausfilm m
(Art: = sketch) → Karton m

cartoon

[kɑːˈtuːn] n (in newspaper) → vignetta (Cine, TV) → cartone m animato (Art) → cartone

cartoon

(kaːˈtuːn) noun
1. a drawing making fun of someone or something. a cartoon of the Prime Minister in the newspaper.
2. a film consisting of a series of drawings in which the people and animals give the impression of movement. a Walt Disney cartoon.
carˈtoonist noun
a person who draws cartoons.

cartoon

رُسُومٌ مُتَحَرِّكَة karikatura, kreslený film tegnefilm, tegneserie Karikatur, Zeichentrickfilm κινούμενα σχέδια caricatura, chiste gráfico, dibujos animados piirretty, sarjakuva dessin animé animirani film cartone animato, cartoni animati アニメ, 漫画 만화 tekenfilm figur, tegneserie film rysunkowy, kreskówka cartum, desenho animado карикатура, мультфильм tecknad film, tecknad serie การ์ตูน çizgi film, karikatür hoạt hình, tranh biếm họa 动画, 卡通片
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