What are some alternative words for caricature?

Synonyms for caricatureˈkær ɪ kə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caricature, imitation, impersonation(verb)

    a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

    impersonation, imitation, caricature, personation, imposture

  2. caricature, ape(verb)

    represent in or produce a caricature of

    "The drawing caricatured the President"

    caricature, ape

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. caricature

    A caricature is a grotesque exaggeration of striking features or peculiarities, generally of a person; a burlesque treats any subject in an absurd or incongruous manner. A burlesque is written or acted; a caricature is more commonly in sketch or picture. A parody changes the subject, but keeps the style; a travesty keeps the subject, but changes the style; a burlesque does not hold itself to either subject or style; but is content with a general resemblance to what it may imitate. A caricature, parody, or travesty must have an original; a burlesque may be an independent composition. An account of a schoolboys' quarrel after the general manner of Homer's Iliad would be a burlesque; the real story of the Iliad told in newspaper style would be a travesty. An extravaganza is a fantastic composition, musical, dramatic, or narrative. Imitation is serious; mimicry is either intentionally or unintentionally comical.

    burlesque, exaggeration, extravaganza, imitation, mimicry, parody, take-off, travesty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. caricature(n.)

    travesty, parody, farce, burlesque, ludicrous representation

  2. caricature(v. a.)

    burlesque, travesty, parody

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cartoon, travesty, toon, caricatures, mockery, parody, cartoons, farce

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