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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.
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Noun1.caricaturist - someone who parodies in an exaggerated manner
lampooner, parodist - mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
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[ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərɪst] Ncaricaturista mf
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nKarikaturist(in) m(f)
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[ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərɪst] ncaricaturista m/f
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(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.
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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.
According to Faust, Rowlandson never forgot the draughtsmanship he learnt in Paris, 'and throughout his life he preserved something of that aristocratically French elegance which distinguishes him so forcibly from that other, earlier and greater "caricaturist"--Hogarth.
Padma Shri Mattanoor Sankarankutty, an acclaimed percussionist specialised in playing "chenda" and a "Thayambaka" exponent and his group will also perform along with caricaturist and satirist Jayaraj Warrier.
Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffry Feltman as a "solid prove of the campaign staged by March 8 against March 14 as a result of this visit." The MP mocked the caricaturist manner in which the photo was taken as he was bending for Feltman, adding that he was merely pointing to his quest to sit in a chair.
Also set to put on a show are comic performers Hoy, Pedro Tochas and Wacky Chad, roaming caricaturist Daniel Byrne, Pop the balloon man and David the balloon artist, and stilt-walkers Steve, Tom and others from The Joker Entertainment, as well as the Double Dutch Skippers.
The event, at the Dock Street college, also saw a visit from caricaturist Mike Giblin as well a street magician and silhouette artist Mark Conlin.
A caricaturist was at the couple's reception to sketch pictures of the wedding party.
While studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris his caricature drawings impressed the photographer and caricaturist Nadar (Gaspard Felix Tournachon, 1820-1910) who introduced him to the cartoonist and publisher Charles Philipon.
A work by an Iranian caricaturist has been chosen for display throughout the Berlin subway system.
Saeed Badawi, who has worked with Al-Ahram for 37 years and is also a caricaturist, was elated and said it seemed that "all the artists were dreaming" of such a home.
As well as the traditional coastal resort pursuits there was face painting, a caricaturist and a giant sandpit to add a touch of realism.