Synonyms for caricature:
line drawing, rubbing, study, view, matchstick man, daub, drawing, engraving, mezzotint, triptych, life drawing, old master, canvas, Redraw, schmaltz, inset, sculpture, silhouette, sketch, linocut, etch, oil, miniature, watercolor, tracing, collage, overlay, mural, oil painting, bas relief, self-portrait, pastel, illustrate, woodcut, primitive, hologram, woodblock, landscape, diptych, painting, fresco, seascape, etching, portrait, limited edition, print, lithograph, scribble.
Other synonyms and related words:
extravaganza, picture, stretching, view, DO, airbrush, collage, coloring, imitate, tracing, take off, mime, abstract, Embroidering, print, elaboration, rubbing, shade, sketch, hologram, daub, magnification, imposture, watercolor, tableau, act, mural, installation, mezzotint, Redraw, scribble, overlay, drawing, woodcut, painting, draw, bas relief, embroidery, ape, overhead, doodle, schmaltz, diptych, padding, etch, personation, illustrate, rib.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
imitation, impersonation, ape.
exaggerated description in writing, drawing (noun)
portrayal, reflection, duplication, sham, carbon, duplicate, resemblance, emulation, mimicry, echo, parody, representation, impersonation, reproduction, replication, mirror, counterfeit, parallel, simulation, imitation, copy, pretense, pseudo, spoof.
irony, sneering, indignity, contempt, denigration, scorn, mockery, deprecation, shame, abasement burlesque, travesty, derision, humiliation, ridicule, roast, flippancy, jesting, joke, insult, disgrace, irreverence, fun, taunt.
Usage examples for caricature:
- But what do you call the thing, then, that made you draw me as you did that morning when you came to ten o'clock mass and did a caricature of me in the pulpit. - "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.
- This inquiry, having reference to Gilray's offensive caricature, did not afford promise of a very cheerful intimacy. - "Charles Lamb", Barry Cornwall.
- The method of personal attack by actual caricature of a person on the stage is almost as old as the drama. - "Epicoene Or, The Silent Woman", Ben Jonson.