cartoon


cartoon

noun

Definition of CARTOON

1
a picture using lines to represent the chief features of an object or scene <a political cartoon mocking the state legislature>
2
a series of drawings that tell a story or part of a story <reading the cartoons in the Sunday newspaper>
Synonyms cartoon, comic, funny, strip
3
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, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulation
Near Antonyms homage, tribute

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