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 (kăr′ĭ-kə-cho͝or′, -chər)
a. A representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject's distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect.
b. The art of creating such representations.
2. A grotesque imitation or misrepresentation: The trial was a caricature of justice.
tr.v. car·i·ca·tured, car·i·ca·tur·ing, car·i·ca·tures
To represent or imitate in an exaggerated, distorted manner.

[French, from Italian caricatura, from caricare, to load, exaggerate, from Late Latin carricāre, from Latin carrus, a Gallic type of wagon; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

car′i·ca·tur′ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caricaturist - someone who parodies in an exaggerated manner
lampooner, parodist - mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
رَسّام كاريكاتير


[ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərɪst] Ncaricaturista mf


nKarikaturist(in) m(f)


[ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərɪst] ncaricaturista m/f


(ˈkӕrikətjuə) noun
a drawing or imitation (of someone or something) which is so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous. Caricatures of politicians appear in the newspapers every day.
ˈcaricaturist noun
a person who makes caricatures.
References in classic literature ?
During the time of my imprisonment, a new caricaturist had started, with a manner of his own; he had already formed a new school, and the fickle public were all running together after him and his disciples.
Some of our caricaturists might, he says, take a lesson in the irony of grotesque by comparing the reality and the picture.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The blog of Brazilian caricaturist Carlos Latuff, known for depicting President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an in his pictures, has been blocked on the order of the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace.
Entertainment included a caricaturist along with performances from swing singer Alan Cross, before Richie Sampson's Drifters filled the dance floor with a party set of Motown classics.
Which king was portrayed by caricaturist James Gillray as Farmer George?
THE offices of a housing association have been given an unusual makeover thanks to a caricaturist.
A HOUSING association office has been given a makeover thanks to a caricaturist.
All my remaining puppets are in a rusting sea container in the Norfolk Fens, and I am rather hoping they will be swept out to sea, come stormy weather"- Roger Law, the Spitting Images caricaturist.
Among his many talents, he was a caricaturist, portrait painter, sculptor, photographer, graphic artist and bookmaker.
Synopsis: Two worlds-apart young adults, Diane-Lynn, a highly gifted graphic designer working in Paris, and Julien, a self proclaimed adventurer and talented caricaturist living in Cape Town, meet under unusual circumstances and embark on a philosophical journey through rainy nights and gale force winds along the Cape Peninsula.
He arrived in Paris in 1847 and was taken under the wing of Charles Philipon, caricaturist and editor of satirical newspaper Le Charivari as well as Le Journal pour rire.
Ahmed Toghan, the pioneering caricaturist and the President of the Caricature Society, whose work will be shown in the exhibition, will also address the gathering.