Definition of Caricatures

1. Noun. (plural of caricature) ¹



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Definition of Caricatures

1. caricature [v] - See also: caricature

Medical Definition of Caricatures

1. Works portraying in a critical or facetious way a real individual or group, or a figure representing a social, political, ethnic, or racial type. The effect is usually achieved through distortion or exaggeration of characteristics. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caricatures

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caribbean region
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caribes
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caribou
caribous
caribouskin
caribouskins
carica
caricaturable
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caricature plant
caricatured
caricatures (current term)
caricaturesque
caricaturing
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caricaturist
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caridoid
caridoids
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cariere
carieres

Literary usage of Caricatures

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"caricatures AND SATIRICAL PRINTS. To secure this I am anxious for the advice, on several points, of such readers of " N. & Q." as have made caricatures a ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1848)
"SATIRES AND caricatures OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.* A COMIC History of England would be an exceedingly curious, and even a valuable work. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"W. Cowper my collection of the caricatures of H3.' We were struck by the significance of this legacy : it was not a mere collection of drawings, ..."

4. English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century: How by Graham Everitt (1893)
"By far the most biting, the most sarcastic, the most effective, and the most popular of the anti-Bonaparte caricatures are those by James Gillray, ..."

5. Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover by Doran (John) (1875)
"... Lulworth Castle— Assault on the King—caricatures of the day—Marriage of the Duke of York—Ceremonious royal visit to the young couple—caricatures of the ..."

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