Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who draws caricatures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who caricatures.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who draws or writes caricatures; specifically, one who occupies himself with drawing pictorial caricatures.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who parodies in an exaggerated manner

Etymologies

caricature +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Each artist would be called a caricaturist because his instinctive penetration had taken him into regions where the powder-puff and the rouge-pot lose their power.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • In this sense, the caricaturist is the least godlike, most secondhand of all artists.

    Kalooki Nights

  • It goes without saying that the Jewish type is not uniform, nor do we wish to concede that the caricaturist is always true to nature, but it must be acknowledged that the typical Jewish figure is not pleasing to the eye.

    The Social Disability of the Jew

  • He cannot be called a caricaturist, for in his work there lacks that fierce quality of critical conception -- above all, that subject-matter that makes one think, that sardonic appeal to head and heart at once, which make up the sum of true caricature.

    The History of "Punch"

  • All that universe of ranks and respectabilities in comparison with which Dickens was called a caricaturist, all that Victorian universe in which he seemed vulgar -- all that is itself breaking up like a cloudland.

    Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens

  • "But taking that on is asking for a lot: To have the last name and become a caricaturist is a lot to live up to."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Richmond, the ever-talented caricaturist, has posted his poster art for the 2011 National Cartoonists Society Reuben Awards, featuring a half-dozen honorees and nominees for May's ceremony.

    IMAGE OF THE WEEKEND: Tom Richmond talks of unveiled NCS Reubens art

  • The caricaturist Harry Furniss, who also illustrated the works of Dickens and Thackeray, worked for several years with Carroll on Sylvie and Bruno, and their collaboration is richly documented in a series of letters from Carroll to Furniss.

    Carolyn Vega: Lewis Carroll Turns an Albatross Into a Postage Stamp

  • But how on earth is it possible that Beerbohm should also have been a caricaturist of lethally comic exactitude whose drawings of such celebrities of his day as Rudyard Kipling, George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde are as beautiful as they are amusing?

    Unforgettable in More Than One Way

  • Martin Rowson, a regular Guardian cartoonist, told me: It's an extremely difficult area, and one where the caricaturist has to tread extremely carefully.

    Open door: The readers' editor on… the fine line between caricature and stereotype

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