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caricature

美国发音:['kerɪkə.tʃʊr]
英国发音:['kærɪkətjʊə(r)]

[n]
英语解释:a drawing, description, or performance that exaggerates somebody's or something's characteristics for humorous or satirical effect
常见翻译:漫画,讽刺画[文];漫画手法
[v]
英语解释:to draw or describe someone or something in a way that makes some aspects of them seem funny
常见翻译:用漫画表现[讽刺],把…画成漫画;使滑稽化

funny drawings and funny descriptions of persons.
The funny drawings of persons making some of their prominent features, say the nose, or the chin, or the eyes, look big, to ridicule them, is a caricature. The pictures we see of leaders of countries, of political parties, etc., in the cartoons in newspapers or magazines are caricatures. Similarly, a funny description of a person, especially of their weaknesses, with the intention of ridiculing them, is a caricature. Charles Dickens, the famous English novelist is good at such caricatures, and we find a good number of them in his novels.


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