Translation of "caricature" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkær.ɪ.kə.tʃʊər/ us /ˈker.ɪ.kə.tʃʊr/

(the art of making) a drawing or written or spoken description of someone that usually makes them look silly by making part of their appearance or character more noticeable than it really is

The characters in his early novels are a lot subtler than the overblown caricatures in his more recent work.
figurative Over the years he’s become a grotesque caricature of himself.

(Translation of “caricature” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkӕrikətjuə/

a drawing or imitation (of someone or something) which is so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous

Caricatures of politicians appear in the newspapers every day.
caricaturist noun

a person who makes caricatures

a political caricaturist.

(Translation of “caricature” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)