caricature

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caricature

noun

Definition of CARICATURE

1
a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <that TV network's reporting is a mere caricature of real journalism>
Related Words burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulation
Near Antonyms homage, tribute
2
a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect <the artist creates caricatures of famous paintings by replacing humans with cats>
3
the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts <the mayor has presented only a caricature of his opponent's views>

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