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Caricature

Car´i`ca`ture
n.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.
A grotesque caricature of virtue.
- Macaulay.
v. t.1.To make or draw a caricature of; to represent with ridiculous exaggeration; to burlesque.
[imp. & p. p. Caricatured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Caricaturing.]
He could draw an ill face, or caricature a good one, with a masterly hand.
- Lord Lyttelton.
Noun1.caricature - a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
Verb1.caricature - represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President"
Synonyms: ape
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