Associations to the word «Caricature»


CARICATURE, noun. A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
CARICATURE, noun. A grotesque misrepresentation.
CARICATURE, verb. To represent someone in an exaggerated or distorted manner.

Dictionary definition

CARICATURE, noun. A representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect.
CARICATURE, verb. Represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats