Definition of “cartoonist” - English Dictionary


“cartoonist” in English

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cartoonistnoun [ C ]

uk /kɑːˈtuː.nɪst/ us /kɑːrˈtuː.nɪst/

Examples from literature

  • And this leaves out of account altogether the artist's work as a cartoonist, where he often exceeded the duty of the historian, and not only recorded the course of events but actually influenced it. 
  • Some experiment with projecting the spoken words into the picture itself, bringing the phrase in glaring white letters near the head of the person who is speaking, in a way similar to the methods of the newspaper cartoonists. 
  • Some of these drawings remind us that the great cartoonist's message was primarily delivered to his own countrymen. 
  • The follies of Socialism also afford an abundance of suggestions for dramatists and cartoonists. 
  • Then, too, I realised that it was going to affect the entire brotherhood of newspaper artists, especially the cartoonists. 

(Definition of “cartoonist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)