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Definition of Caricature

Caricature

  1. An exaggeration, or distortion by exaggeration, of parts or characteristics, as in a picture.
  2. A picture or other figure or description in which the peculiarities of a person or thing are so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous; a burlesque; a parody.
  3. To make or draw a caricature of; to represent with ridiculous exaggeration; to burlesque.

Caricature Quotations

When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
Ernest Hemingway

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.
Walt Disney

The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be.
George Santayana

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
Joseph Conrad

Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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Caricature Translations

caricature in French is caricaturer
caricature in German is Karikatur
caricature in Swedish is karikera, karikatyr

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