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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 car·i·ca·ture /ˈkærɪkəˌʧʊr, ˌʧɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·i·ca·ture n.
 1. An exaggeration, or distortion by exaggeration, of parts or characteristics, as in a picture.
 2. A picture or other figure or description in which the peculiarities of a person or thing are so exaggerated as to appear ridiculous; a burlesque; a parody. [Formerly written caricatura.]
    The truest likeness of the prince of French literature will be the one that has most of the look of a caricature.   --I. Taylor.
    A grotesque caricature of virtue.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·i·ca·ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Caricatured p. pr. & vb. n. Caricaturing.] To make or draw a caricature of; to represent with ridiculous exaggeration; to burlesque.
    He could draw an ill face, or caricature a good one, with a masterly hand.   --Lord Lyttelton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic
          effect [syn: imitation, impersonation]
      v : represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing
          caricatured the President" [syn: ape]