cartoonist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cartoonist a person who draws cartoons
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The 1st comic strip was "The Yellow Kid," in the New York World in 1896. The cartoonist was Richard Felton Outcault.
    • n Cartoonist One skilled in drawing cartoons.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The elephant, as a symbol of the US Republican Party, was originated by cartoonist Thomas Nast and first presented in 1874.
    • n cartoonist An artist who draws cartoons.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cartoonist one who makes cartoons
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. carton (It. cartone), augmentative of Carte.

Usage

In literature:

But that was the day of large tapestries, the day of the Italian cartoonists, and important pieces reached that measure.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
The cartoonist is our unconscious friend.
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
He had been the cartoonist of the college magazine when I was its editor.
"If You Don't Write Fiction" by Charles Phelps Cushing
Nast, Thomas, cartoonist, 50, 57, 86, 132.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Revere was a Boston craftsman of Huguenot descent, who was and is well known as a silversmith, engraver, and cartoonist.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
I am a funny man, a caricaturist, by force of circumstances; an artist, a satirist, and a cartoonist by nature and training.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
The cartoonists were C. Batchelor, Charles H. Winner and Walter A. Sinclair.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
The cartoonist submits to him rough drafts of contemplated drawings.
"News Writing" by M. Lyle Spencer
A cartoonist refused to take the good advice seriously.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
Her father, she said, was a New York cartoonist who one day had been visited by an Original Idea.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
The university authorities ignored this offer, but the Catholic cartoonists of the time made the most of it.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Few of the cartoonists have been able to keep up the pace of a daily inspiration, but C.G.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Cartoonists have not scrupled to borrow the design and adapt it to such purposes.
"Landseer" by Estelle M. Hurll
The typical Boston girl, according to the cartoonists, is never without her glasses.
"The Will to Doubt" by Alfred H. Lloyd
They will learn with a little practice to do these as the dupes of the 'Be-a-cartoonist!
"Literature in the Making" by Various
He, himself and alone, was cartoonist, social draughtsman, low-life draughtsman, and the provider of hunting scenes.
"Adventures and Enthusiasms" by E. V. Lucas
The cartoonist barely glanced at him as he stepped inside the doorway.
"The Sherrods" by George Barr McCutcheon
His work is to me typical of the man: he was a magnificent draughtsman, a cartoonist of fine ideas.
"Forty Years of 'Spy'" by Leslie Ward
Grandville also conceived the idea, worthy of a great cartoonist, of Processions and Corteges.
"The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature" by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
A noted cartoonist recently showed by two little dots the ability which he possessed to change the character of his picture.
"Seed Thoughts for Singers" by Frank Herbert Tubbs
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In poetry:

. Come you, cartoonists,
Hang on a strap with me here
At seven o'clock in the morning
On a Halsted street car.
"Halsted Street Car" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

The winner, which will be based on survey results and judging by cartoonist Steve Greenberg and The Bee's editorial board, will be announced next Sunday.
The workshop is for kids of any skill level to learn all aspects of cartoon drawing from local editorial cartoonist Jeff Johnson.
Cartoonist 's son selling Laguna home.
Also on the horizon is The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist , a monograph due out in spring that will celebrate the cartoonist 's acclaimed work.
Cartoonist 's East End line of greeting cards.
New Yorker cartoonist to talk Saturday at Mabee Farm.
NPR Nov 24, 2012 10 a.m. By the time cartoonist Derek Kirk Kim was 30 years old, his prodigious talents had already won him an Eisner award, an Ignatz award and a Harvey award, the top three honors of the comics field.
Cartoonist On Sikh Superhero Who Fights Prejudice.
One Sikh cartoonist says a Sikh superhero could help raise awareness.
Political Cartoonist Featured On Capitol Square.
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Clay Bennett prepared a cartoon for either outcome of the 2012 presidential election.
Few cartoonists working today have been so widely lauded and published.
A Cartoonist 's Resignation With The Help Of Chocolate.
As a teenager, he sent letters to all his favorite cartoonists asking for advice.
Cartoonist shares advice with students.
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