Translation of caricature in Spanish:


caricatura, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɛrɪkətʃər/ /ˈkɛrɪkəˌtʃʊr/ /ˈkarɪkətjʊə/ /ˈkarɪkətʃɔː/

See Spanish definition of caricatura


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    caricatura feminine
    • One remarkable characteristic of this work is that the author does not reduce his subjects to ludicrous caricatures.
    • He feels compelled to present the most ludicrous caricatures of modern science.
    • ‘It's just fun, almost a caricature version of rockabilly,’ adds the Gutter Demon's bassist Flipper.
    • This is the Cornwall of myth, a clichéd caricature version of the county complete with exaggerated eccentrics, loony local lore and mystical happenings.
    • On stage, I am a caricature of my normal personality which probably doesn't bode well.
    • Has some modernist thinker sat in a college, chuckling as he invents this ludicrous caricature in order to discredit postmodernism once and for all?

transitive verb

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    • What amazes and pleases me is that the organisation listened to this complaint in a spirit of actual intellectual engagement, rather than just ignoring or caricaturing their critics.
    • Another tale has it that several co-workers are furious at my caricaturing them on one post.
    • From 1903 Wells devoted much of his energy to the Fabian movement but after falling out with their leaders savagely caricatured them in his novel, The New Machiavelli.
    • He has been caricatured, as a man more interested in country and western music than opera, and it is true that he has a formidable expertise in the area of popular music.
    • Their activities could be caricatured as ‘do-gooding’, which is irrelevant to the real business objective of making a profit.
    • The burgled British householder used to be caricatured coming down his stairway with poker in hand, while the burglar was cartooned as holding nothing more than a jemmy.
    • Each side caricatured the other in this way - and continues to do so.
    • By his own admission, he's been caricatured by his peers as ‘egocentric, dominating, and untalented’.
    • For too long, he was caricatured as the playboy with the pun-friendly surname, an image to which he pandered happily until he realised its downside.
    • An enterprise economy is not, as caricatured by statist propaganda, a devil-take-the-hindmost free-for-all.
    • Her more nuanced views are frequently caricatured.
    • The first can easily be caricatured as bull-headed aggression: the second as social work masquerading as security.
    • He had been caricatured for his right-wing geopolitical and social policies his entire career.
    • He is frequently caricatured as a frosty pop intellectual, dry and aloof and uptight.
    • The style and drafting of the Constitution also are unfairly caricatured.
    • Essentially he was caricaturing the age of the machine, and the self-importance of some of the people caught up in that age - creating complex inventions that achieved absurdly simple results, while the audience looked on solemnly.
    • Never one to shy away from polemics, Gould was often criticized by other scientists for his penchant for staking debates in rather extreme terms, and sometimes caricaturing his opponents' positions.
    • And… I think he's caricaturing the left.
    • It was then that cartoonists began caricaturing him as a cockatoo.
    • Many other sketches featured similar hard-men, many of them caricaturing the sort of psychopathic gangsters who would become prevalent in British films of the late 1990s.