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- n. A fictional character in a cartoon.
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It bore a picture of the cartoon character Yosemite Sam, with his long beard and his two smoking pistols, and it read, “Ihates baseball,” just the way Yosemite Sam used to say, “Ihates rabbits.”
I'D been waiting, like a cartoon character with a piano hoisted over its head, for the big collapse of the conversation, and here it was.
Neither clinical nor utilitarian, however, was the motif Benson had adopted for the decoration of the one bulkhead in his surgery completely free from surgical or medical equipment of any kind -- a series of film stills in color featuring every cartoon character I'd ever seen, from Popeye to Pinnochio, with, as a two-foot-square centerpiece, an immaculately cravatted Yogi Bear industriously sawing off from the top of a wooden sign post the first word of a legend that read: "Don't feed the bears."
This was a favorite usage of the cartoon character Loweezy, wife of Snuffy Smith, in Billy DeBeck’s comic strip Barney Google.