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Definition of: caricature

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(kari·kə·choobrever, -chər) noun
1. A picture or description deliberately making use of ridiculous exaggeration or distortion; burlesque.
2. The act or art of caricaturing.
3. A poor, inept, or badly distorted likeness or imitation.
v.t. ·tured, ·tur·ing
To represent so as to make ridiculous; travesty; burlesque.
[<F <Ital. caricatura, lit., an overloading <caricare load, exaggerate]
—car
·i·ca·tur′al adjective
—car′i·ca·tur
ist noun
Synonyms (noun): burlesque, exaggeration, extravaganza, imitation, mimicry, parody, take–off, travesty.

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