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Synonyms and Antonyms of cartoon

  1. 1 a picture using lines to represent the chief features of an object or scene <a political cartoon mocking the state legislature> Synonyms drawing, delineation, sketchRelated Words contour, figure, outline, silhouette; caricature, doodle, illustration; depiction, image, likeness, portrait, representation; engraving, etch, etching; aquatint, charcoal, line drawing, pastel, watercolor; blueprint

  2. 2 a series of drawings that tell a story or part of a story <reading the cartoons in the Sunday newspaper> Synonyms comic strip, comic, funny, stripRelated Words comic book, funny paper(s), graphic novel; animated cartoon, animation; caricature

  3. 3 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <in this biopic the life of a complex man is reduced to a cartoon> Synonyms caricature, mockery, farce, joke, parody, sham, travestyRelated Words burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulationNear Antonyms homage, tribute

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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