caricaturist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n caricaturist someone who parodies in an exaggerated manner
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Caricaturist One who caricatures.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n caricaturist One who draws or writes caricatures; specifically, one who occupies himself with drawing pictorial caricatures.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Caricaturist one who caricatures
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It. caricaturacarricare, to load, from root of Car.

Usage

In literature:

The caricaturists did not suspect that their follies would one day become truths.
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
Dore's earliest work was frankly that of a caricaturist.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
Few imagine that a caricaturist requires models to draw from.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
Fouchette's room hung a rude crayon of that damsel by a prominent caricaturist.
"Mlle. Fouchette" by Charles Theodore Murray
Leman Blanchard was born at Yarmouth, as well as Sayers, the first, if not the cleverest, of our English caricaturists.
"East Anglia Personal Recollections and Historical Associations" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Now Gustave Dore is, if possible, still less a caricaturist than our English Hogarth.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
Mr. Leech was the father of one of the most admirable caricaturists of modern times.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
At four o'clock, Mr. Thomas Nast, the celebrated caricaturist, called.
"A Frenchman in America" by Max O'Rell
He was a clever portrait-painter and a brilliant caricaturist; and his etchings after Rembrandt and Salvator are in some demand.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
What a valuable plant this would be for one of our professional caricaturists to have growing in his conservatory!
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 8, May 1886, No. 7." by Various
The caricaturists made him their butt.
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Robert Seymour (1800?-36) had already made his name as a caricaturist and book-illustrator.
"Old Coloured Books" by George Paston
Nor must it for a moment be supposed that such creations as this and the Aunts are mere masterpieces of the caricaturist.
"The "Blackwood" Group" by Sir George Douglas
With six etchings by the famous caricaturist James Gillray.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 1 of 3)" by Various
The famous caricaturist numbered some eminent men amongst his friends.
"Forty Years of 'Spy'" by Leslie Ward
Both exaggerate to a degree that makes them at times almost caricaturists.
"French Classics" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
Dickens was theatrical and had a tendency to farce; above all, he was by nature a caricaturist.
"The Age of Tennyson" by Hugh Walker
Randall, Jr., is best remembered as an artist and caricaturist of no mean ability.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
Jacob Adler of the People's, the professor thinks, is no actor, only a remarkable caricaturist.
"The Spirit of the Ghetto" by Hutchins Hapgood
Durnford called in May's Buildings next day, and unearthed the caricaturist and lampooner in his kennel.
"Mohawks, Volume 2 of 3" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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In news:

The work of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld is now on exhibition at The Society of Illustrators through June 2.
Caricaturist Rubs Shoulders With Presidents & Politicians.
Remembering David Levine, the Greatest Caricaturist of His Era.
David Levine, Biting Caricaturist , Dies at 83.
Master caricaturist/portraitist Drew Friedman talks about his craft and his Borscht Belt heroes.
Wired asked four top caricaturists to sketch the writer of this story.
Sam Norkin, a caricaturist and illustrator who created more than 4,000 published drawings that captured moments in theater, dance, opera, jazz, pop and classical music over seven decades, has died.
60-odd sketches and prints by the French artist and caricaturist Honoré Daumier are on display at this favorite spot for buttermilk-marinated pork chops and hand-cut fries.
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