a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <that TV network's reporting is a mere caricature of real journalism> Related Words burlesque
a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect <the artist creates caricatures of famous paintings by replacing humans with cats> Related Words lampoon
the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts <the mayor has presented only a caricature of his opponent's views> Synonyms caricature
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