November 12, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
caricature /ˈkerɪkəˌtʃɚ/ noun

plural caricatures

Artist drawing a caricature
Artist drawing a caricature
Learner's definition of CARICATURE


1 : a drawing that makes someone look funny or foolish because some part of the person's appearance is exaggerated

  • An artist was doing caricatures in the park.

2 : someone or something that is very exaggerated in a funny or foolish way

  • His performance in the film was a caricature of a hard-boiled detective.

  • The interview made her into a caricature of a struggling artist.

caricaturist /ˈkerɪkəˌtʃɚrɪst/ noun, plural caricaturists [count]

  • an artist who's a talented caricaturist

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