Definition of caricature noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    caricature

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈkærəkətʃər//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkærəkəˌtʃʊr//
     
     
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  1. 1 [countable] a funny drawing or picture of someone that exaggerates some of their features a cruel caricature of the president
  2. 2[countable] a description or presentation of a person or thing that makes them seem ridiculous by exaggerating some of their characteristics a caricature of middle-American suburbia
  3. 3[uncountable] the art of drawing or writing caricatures The portrait verged on caricature.
  4. caricaturist
     
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  5. NAmE//ˈkærɪkəˌtʃʊrɪst//
     
    noun
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: caricature

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