self-car·​i·​ca·​ture ˌself-ˈker-i-kə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce self-caricature (audio)
plural self-caricatures
: an exaggerated, parodied, or distorted representation of oneself : a caricature of oneself
a performance that borders on self-caricature
His collection also includes 500 self-caricatures by cartoonists … that have toured the country as "The Face Behind the Laugh."John Stanley

Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-caricature was in 1865

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“Self-caricature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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