An exaggeration, or distortion by exaggeration, of parts or characteristics, as in a picture.
- A representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject's distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect.
- The art of creating such representations.
- A grotesque imitation or misrepresentation: The trial was a caricature of justice.
- To represent or imitate in an exaggerated, distorted manner.