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Meaning of CARTOON

Pronunciation:  kâr'toon

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
  2. [n]  a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
  3. [v]  draw cartoons of

CARTOON is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: animated cartoon, sketch
 See Also: cartoon strip, comic strip, draw, humor, humour, publication, short subject, strip, wit, witticism, wittiness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car*toon"\, n. [F. carton (cf. It. cartone pasteboard,
cartoon); fr. L. charta. See 1st {card}.]
1. A design or study drawn of the full size, to serve as a
   model for transferring or copying; -- used in the making
   of mosaics, tapestries, fresco pantings and the like; as,
   the cartoons of Raphael.

2. A large pictorial sketch, as in a journal or magazine;
   esp. a pictorial caricature; as, the cartoons of ``Puck.''

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that your real life is depicted in a cartoon world means that you are perceiving the world in a comical and unserious manner. This dream may also serve as an escape from the stressful realities of your life. It is your way of obtaining moments of lightheartedness and fun. Additionally, you may need to learn to laugh at yourself and at your mistakes. Dreaming that you are watching cartoons indicates that you are not taking life seriously.
Thesaurus Terms
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