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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a television/movie/cartoon character
▪ Who’s your favourite television character?
cartoon strip
strip cartoon
▪ A recent editorial cartoon by Tom Toles caught the irony in all of this.
▪ Inside the Odeon, on both sides of the screen, up the soaring walls, ran a frieze of cartoon characters.
▪ Studio stores where you can find classy designs with cartoon characters.
▪ Later we became our favourite cartoon characters.
▪ Fletcher Reede is a cartoon character with real heart.
▪ Junior Cox, an apple- faced cartoon character, appears in adventures in the comic inside the box.
▪ The cartoon character he was named after was cuter.
▪ Daniel Oates has invented a repertoire of three-dimensional cartoon characters to populate his work.
▪ Who knew, until this week, that you were a cartoon character of ridicule?
▪ I'd spent the afternoon doing a strip cartoon of him.
▪ Few of these strip cartoons were actually comic.
▪ He was in Radio Times as a strip cartoon for eight years and his portrait has hung in the Royal Academy.
▪ Study 5 involved a collaborative problem-solving task in which children ordered, in sequence, the segments of strip cartoon stories.
▪ Application Discuss animated cartoons with your students.
▪ Give them the following information: Every time you see an animated cartoon you are seeing a series of pictures.
▪ These must be done with swift strokes, as if you were drawing a cartoon rather than painting in oil.
▪ The boy drew cartoon images of a courtroom sketch artist and a reporter Wednesday while Easton made plans for his psychiatric evaluation.
▪ In one, the children watch cartoon videos.
▪ While you are waiting for your private audience with the king of the Magic Kingdom you can watch vintage cartoons.
▪ We allow ourselves to let our minds go when we watch cartoons or puppetry or even the theater.
animated cartoon/film/feature etc
▪ All the energy and excitement in this live-action remake of the much-loved Disney animated film went into merchandizing and marketing.
▪ Application Discuss animated cartoons with your students.
▪ Beauty and the Beast was the first animated film ever nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.
▪ Give them the following information: Every time you see an animated cartoon you are seeing a series of pictures.
▪ The two animated films are the No. 1 and No. 2 top-selling movie videos of all time.
▪ There is a large selection of animated cartoons produced for children.
▪ a satirical cartoon that appears in the Washington Post
▪ an editorial cartoon
▪ The cartoon shows a group of elephants trying to get into a phone-box.
▪ We always watch cartoons on Saturday mornings.
▪ Are you a big fan of cartoons?
▪ Disney executives believe the porcelain models will become another lucrative spin off for their cartoon empire.
▪ I'd spent the afternoon doing a strip cartoon of him.
▪ I produced the original cartoon in tempera; it was entitled Treasure Trove and based on an Aesop Fable.
▪ In 1989, Adams launched his cartoon while still working at Pac Bell.
▪ It's a long and drawn out affair - one minute of cartoon can take weeks to build.
▪ Other cartoons are lifeless; plenty of sitcoms offer droll toddlers and clever menials, bringing down their betters with disparaging asides.
▪ To refine the final video an early version of the cartoon was screened for children from five different countries.
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.

  1. n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine [syn: sketch]

  2. a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence [syn: animated cartoon]


v. draw cartoons of

Cartoon (disambiguation)

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 (TV series)

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.