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synonyms for caricature

  • cartoon
  • farce
  • parody
  • satire
  • burlesque
  • distortion
  • imitation
  • lampoon
  • libel
  • mimicry
  • mockery
  • pasquinade
  • pastiche
  • put on
  • ridicule
  • sham
  • takeoff
  • travesty
  • send-up
See also synonyms for: caricatural / caricatures / caricaturist
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antonyms for caricature

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  • flattery
  • praise
  • seriousness
  • solemnity
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How to use caricature in a sentence

This is not intended to be an art book by any means, yet only one image shows his caricatures.
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You’re literally a caricature of an old man losing his hearing.
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Hulu extended the story line of Margaret Atwood’s antifeminist dystopia The Handmaid’s Tale by remaking its enslaved heroine as a quippy caricature.
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It’s a series that created the “Friendship” and “Babality” finishing moves, cheeky features that ensure the games never take themselves too seriously, and a reminder that these fighters are all cartoon caricatures.
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Good conflict can be stressful and heated, but it doesn’t collapse into caricature.
WE NEED MORE 'GOOD CONFLICT' IN OUR LIVES. HERE'S HOW IT WORKSAMANDA RIPLEYAPRIL 17, 2021TIME
It’s sometimes easy to forget that the leaders who guide this country through its toughest moments aren’t steely caricatures.
IN A BREAK WITH WASHINGTON'S USUAL POSTURE, THE CDC DIRECTOR MAKES AN EMOTIONAL PLEAPHILIP ELLIOTTMARCH 30, 2021TIME
The author’s account is too much of a caricature to serve as a guide to a complex and contradictory personality.
AMERICA AND IRAN, FROM FASCINATION TO ANTAGONISMRAY TAKEYHFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Part of the Viking image today is a caricature of masculinity—the long-haired warrior still incorporated into the logos or advertising for products appealing to a supposed ideal of manly behavior.
WHAT STEREOTYPES ABOUT VIKING MASCULINITY GET WRONGNEIL PRICEAUGUST 25, 2020TIME
Nor did Ethel know that that caricature had been the cause of the black eye that Harry had brought home last summer.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
His look of consternation was exaggerated into a most comical caricature, in order to hide how much of it was real.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO CARICATURE

  • affect
  • caricature
  • copy
  • counterfeit
  • ditto
  • do
  • do like
  • echo
  • emulate
  • go like
  • imitate
  • impersonate
  • make like
  • mirror
  • mock
  • parody
  • parrot
  • take off
  • travesty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.