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caricaturenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈkær·ɪ·kəˌtʃʊər, -tʃər/
a drawing or a written or spoken description that makes part of someone's appearance or character more noticeable than it really is, or the skill of doing this: [C] I saw a wonderful caricature of the president in the newspaper.

caricatureverb [T]

 us   /ˈkær·ɪ·kəˌtʃʊər, -tʃər/
to show or describe a person in a ridiculous way: It’s so easy to caricature politicians.
Translations of “caricature”
in Vietnamese tranh biếm họa…
in Spanish caricatura…
in Thai ภาพล้อเลียนบุคคล…
in Malaysian karikatur…
in French caricature…
in German die Karikatur…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫畫(藝術), 諷刺畫, 諷刺描述:…
in Indonesian karikatur…
in Russian карикатура…
in Turkish karikatür…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漫画(艺术), 讽刺画, 讽刺描述…
in Polish karykatura…
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