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car•toon



Pronunciation: (kär-tOOn'), [key]
n.
1. a sketch or drawing, usually humorous, as in a newspaper or periodical, symbolizing, satirizing, or caricaturing some action, subject, or person of popular interest.
2. See comic strip.
3. See animated cartoon.
4. Fine Arts.a full-scale design for a picture, ornamental motif or pattern, or the like, to be transferred to a fresco, tapestry, etc.

adj.
resembling a cartoon or caricature: The novel is full of predictable, cartoon characters, never believable as real people.

v.t.
to represent by a cartoon.

v.i.
to draw cartoons.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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