Crossword clues for cartoon
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
comic strip \com"ic strip`\ (k[o^]m"[i^]k str[i^]p), n. a brief sequence of drawings, usually with characters drawn only sketchily, as in a cartoon, with dialog written in ``balloons'' over a character's head, and depicting a fictional and usually comical incident; -- also called a cartoon. Each comic strip contains typically from four to six panels arranged horizontally, but widely varying arrangements are published. In modern newspapers, weekly comic strips are in color, and daily strips are usually in black and white. In some, the story depicted may be serialized and continuous, carried over from day to day or week to week. Stories of adventure, drama, mystery or an otherwise non-comical nature depicted in the same style are also called comic strips.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1670s, "a drawing on strong paper (used as a model for another work)," from French carton, from Italian cartone "strong, heavy paper, pasteboard," thus "preliminary sketches made by artists on such paper" (see carton). Extension to comical drawings in newspapers and magazines is 1843.\n Punch has the benevolence to announce, that in an early number of his ensuing Volume he will astonish the Parliamentary Committee by the publication of several exquisite designs, to be called Punch's Cartoons! ["Punch," June 24, 1843]\nAlso see -oon.
1864 (implied in cartooned), from cartoon (n.). Related: Cartooning.
n. 1 (context comics English) A humorous drawing, often with a caption, or a strip of such drawings. 2 (context comics English) A drawing satirise current public figures. 3 (context arts English) An artist's preliminary sketch. 4 (context animation English) An animated piece of film which is often but not exclusively humorous. 5 A diagram in a scientific concept. vb. (context arts comics animation English) To draw a cartoon.
v. draw cartoons of
A cartoon is any of several forms of visual art, with varied meanings that developed from one to another.
Cartoon or cartoons may also refer to:
A cartoon is a form of two-dimensional illustrated visual art. While the specific definition has changed over time, modern usage refers to a typically non- realistic or semi-realistic drawing or painting intended for satire, caricature, or humor, or to the artistic style of such works. An artist who creates cartoons is called a cartoonist.
The concept originated in the Middle Ages and first described a preparatory drawing for a piece of art, such as a painting, fresco, tapestry, or stained glass window. In the 19th century, it came to refer to humorous illustrations in magazines and newspapers, and after the early 20th century, it referred to comic strips and animated films.
Cartoon is a German television series.
Category:German comedy television series Category:1960s German television series Category:1970s German television series Category:1967 German television series debuts Category:1972 German television series endings Category:German-language television programming Category:Das Erste television series
Usage examples of "cartoon".
But a movie, theater, the real thing, with a kiddie matinee on Saturday with twelve cartoons and a Western and a chapter, and beautiful dinnerware given away to the ladies on Wednesday evening, and always a double feature plus cartoon plus newsreel plus coming attractions, changed twice a week on Wednesday and Sunday.
Whistler, wearing a tall, Lincolnesque stovepipe hat, a black dustcoat and round opaque white glasses and looking like nothing so much as a cartoon, launched into a weird Star-Wars Cantina anthem at major decibels on his synthesizer.
Chandler was already writing dystopian fiction and I just created a cartoon version where all the subtlety has leeched out of it.
The lack of this power is already conspicuous in the tapestry cartoons, of which the best are invariably those in which Goya does his composing in terms of silhouetted masses and the worst those in which he attempts to organize a collection of figures distributed all over the canvas.
Phil cartoon of a nebbishy guy with a big silly smile clutching a stack of word balloons and handing them out to people, boarding taxis, subways, on bicycles, men and women chatting away with big smiles, swapping word balloons.
In fact, sci-fi movies are about as closely related to science fiction as Popeye cartoons are to naval history.
His workout T-shirt had the sleeves cut off and a cartoon on the front that made a joke about his shlong being big.
Your give-away CDs are available on sweetshop counters, packaged with cartoons and the faces of football stars.
Adrenaline flooded through me like water through a storm drain and I could have sworn my heart was boinging up against my tank top as in a cartoon.
After all the disappointments of the day, after the cartoon shows and the brewskis, my friends went a little crazy.
Ian Hay was cheering up the troops, Belloc was writing articles on strategy, Maurois doing broadcasts, Bairnsfather drawing cartoons.
The contraption reminded Langdon of some sort of cartoon ray gun-a wide cannonlike barrel with a sighting scope on top and a tangle of electronics dangling below.
Disney was producing a live-action remake of its popular 1961 feature-length cartoon, puppy mills across America began breeding dalmatians like rats.
She watched him settle with lazy grace into a sling-shaped leather chair behind a granite-topped desk that looked as if it belonged in a Flintstones cartoon.
Several editorial cartoons using the object had already turned up, including one that showed Henry contemplating his own gravesite, marked by a stone that resembled the Possum.