Caricature vs Parapet - What's the difference?

caricature | parapet |

As a verb caricature

is .

As a noun parapet is

a low retaining wall.



(en noun)
  • A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012
  • , date=May 24 , author=Nathan Rabin , title=Film: Reviews: Men In Black 3 , work=The Onion AV Club citation , page= , passage=Men In Black 3 lacks the novelty of the first film, and its take on the late ’60s feels an awful lot like a psychedelic dress-up party, all broad caricatures and groovy vibes.}}
  • A grotesque misrepresentation.
  • * Macaulay
  • A grotesque caricature of virtue.


    * Tagalog: (l)


  • To represent someone in an exaggerated or distorted manner.
  • Derived terms

    * caricaturist



    (en noun)
  • A low retaining wall.
  • Part of a perimeter that extends above the roof.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=
  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=26 citation , passage=Maccario, it was evident, did not care to take the risk of blundering upon a picket, and a man led them by twisting paths until at last the hacienda rose blackly before them. Appleby could see it dimly, a blur of shadowy buildings with the ridge of roof parapet alone cutting hard and sharp against the clearing sky.}}
  • A fortification consisting of a wall.
  • Hyponyms

    * (low retaining wall) (l)

    Derived terms

    * keep one's head below the parapet

    Coordinate terms

    * (low retaining wall) (l) ----