caricature (v.) Look up caricature at Dictionary.com
1749, from caricature (n.). Related: Caricatured; caricaturing.
caricature (n.) Look up caricature at Dictionary.com
1748 (figurative), 1750 (literal), from French caricature (18c.), from Italian caricatura "satirical picture; an exaggeration," literally "an overloading," from caricare "to load; exaggerate," from Vulgar Latin carricare "to load a car" (see charge (v.)). The Italian form had been used in English from 1680s and was common 18c.