caricature caricature  /ˈkɛ rə kə tʃər/


  1. (n) a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
  2. (v) represent in or produce a caricature of


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  1. The caricature of the politician by the local cartoonist sent us into splits.
  2. The caricature and stereotype that politicians are the villians and the press the honest messenger is a dishonest presumption.
  3. It would be incorrect to caricature the new Mayor with the single point agenda of bringing the fire station near the clothes factory; she has many to-do tasks on her list.


  1. Edward Snowden Didn't Have a BA--Why That's the Future of the Tech Industry

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden's formal education stopped with a GED, a fact that the New York Times ' David Brooks and others have spun into a caricature of him as a loner or outsider. In fact, Snowden's lack of formal credentials made him mainstream, and maybe even the wave of the future. The Brookings Institution reported in a paper titled "The Hidden STEM Economy" that half of the nation's ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Hedge Funds for the Masses?

    Those who caricature hedge fund managers portray them as rich, secretive market gurus who occupy cult status among admirers and envious followers. For many, the term "hedge fund" itself has an almost showbiz allure and the big names that occupy this space are certainly larger-than-life figures. Consider George Soros, who broke the Bank of England; John Paulson, the contrarian who foresaw the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News

  3. PHOTO CALL: Cyndi Lauper Joins Famed Caricature Wall at Sardi's

    Kinky Boots songwriter Cyndi Lauper was honored June 5 with the unveiling of a caricature to adorn the walls of the famed eatery Sardi's.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Playbill

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  1. "Africa is not the crude caricature of a continent at war," Mr Obama added. "But for far too many Africans, conflict is a part of life, as constant as the sun. He described wars as a millstone around Africa's neck"
    on Jul 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "We were going to be done," Frey says. "And I wouldn't want to have it end ...... where ...... you're just sort of doing a caricature of yourself, you're just doing a tribute to yourself."
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Glenn Frey Source: FOXNews

  3. Vick's lead attorney, Billy Martin, said in a statement: "Mr. Vick is much more than the caricature some in the media have chosen to portray."
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Billy Martin Source: Forbes

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