Meaning of cartoon
Pronunciation: (kär-tn'), [key]
- a sketch or drawing, usually humorous, as in a newspaper or periodical, symbolizing, satirizing, or caricaturing some action, subject, or person of popular interest.
- a full-scale design for a picture, ornamental motif or pattern, or the like, to be transferred to a fresco, tapestry, etc.
- resembling a cartoon or caricature: The novel is full of predictable, cartoon characters, never believable as real people.
- to represent by a cartoon.
- to draw cartoons.
- cartoon (Thesaurus)