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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cartoonist - a person who draws cartoonscartoonist - a person who draws cartoons    
draftsman, drawer - an artist skilled at drawing
lampoon artist - a cartoonist who draws parodies or satirical renditions of cultural or social or political situations
Translations
رَسّامُ صُوَر هَزلِيَّه
karikaturistavýrobce kreslených filmů
vittighedstegner
skopmyndateiknari
karikatürcü

cartoonist

[ˌkɑːˈtuːnɪst] Ndibujante mf

cartoonist

[kɑːrˈtuːnɪst] n
(= artist) (who draws humorous cartoons)dessinateur/trice m/f humoristique; (who draws satirical cartoons)caricaturiste mf; (who draws strip cartoons)auteur de bandes dessinées
(= film-maker) → auteur m de dessins animéscartoon strip n (= strip cartoon) (mainly British)bande f dessinée

cartoonist

n
Karikaturist(in) m(f)
(Film, TV) → Trickzeichner(in) m(f)

cartoonist

[ˌkɑːˈtuːnɪst] n (in newspaper) → vignettista m/f (Cine, TV) → cartonista m/f, disegnatore/trice di cartoni animati

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.
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A syndicated cartoonist's earnings are tied to that competition; a cartoonist whose work is in a handful of newspapers isn't likely to make as much as another whose strip appears in hundreds, for example.