See also: caricaturé
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkæɹɪkətʃʊɚ/, (rare) /kəˈɹɪkətʃʊɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkæɹɪkətʃʊə/
caricature (plural caricatures)
- A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
- 2012 May 24, Nathan Rabin, “Film: Reviews: Men In Black 3”, in The Onion AV Club:
- Men In Black 3 lacks the novelty of the first film, and its take on the late ’60s feels an awful lot like a psychedelic dress-up party, all broad caricatures and groovy vibes.
- A grotesque misrepresentation.
- A grotesque caricature of virtue.
pictorial representation of someone for comic effect
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represent in exaggerated manner
caricature f (plural caricatures)
- “caricature” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of caricaturar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of caricaturar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of caricaturar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of caricaturar.