a picture using lines to represent the chief features of an object or scene <a political cartoon mocking the state legislature> Related Words contour
, line drawing
a series of drawings that tell a story or part of a story <reading the cartoons in the Sunday newspaper>
a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <in this biopic the life of a complex man is reduced to a cartoon> Related Words burlesque
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