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By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ
In an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press," Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the archbishop of New York, discussed the Roman Catholic Church's position on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act.
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Danish papers reprint Prophet Mohammad caricature
Denmark's leading newspapers have reprinted a cartoon satirising the Prophet Mohammad that caused violent protests in the Muslim community two years ago. The newspapers say they have re-issued the caricature to show solidarity after three people were arrested in Denmark for planning to murder 73-year old cartoonist Kurt Westergaard. Many Muslims consider any depiction of the Prophet offensive. Since 2006, three Danish embassies have been attacked and
at least 50 people killed in rioting in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
noun [C or U]
(the art of making) a drawing or written or spoken description of someone, which makes part of their appearance or character more noticeable than it really is, and which usually makes them look ridiculous:
The characters in his early novels are a lot subtler than the overblown caricatures in his more recent work.
FIGURATIVE Over the years he's become a grotesque caricature of himself.
Charles Dickens caricatured lawyers (= represented them in a way which made them look ridiculous) in several of his novels.
a person who creates caricatures
Definition of dorknoun
Origin:1960s (originally US): perhaps a variant of dirk, influenced by dick
The collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials; stamp collecting.
[French philatélie : Greek phil-, philo-, philo- + Greek ateleia, exemption from payment (because a postage stamp indicates prepayment of postage) (a-, without; see a-1 + telos, tax, charge).]philatelic phil'a·tel'ic (fĭl'ə-tĕl'ĭk) or phil'a·tel'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
philatelically phil'a·tel'i·cal·ly adv.
philatelist phi·lat'e·list n.
- Slang. A stupid, inept, or foolish person: "the stupid antics of America's favorite teen-age cartoon dorks" (Joshua Mooney).
- Vulgar Slang. The penis.
[Perhaps from dork, variant of DIRK.]dorkiness dork'i·ness n.
dorky dork'y adj.
1. n. the penis. (Usually objectionable.) Paul told a joke about a dork, but everybody just sat there and looked straight ahead.
2. n. a jerk; a strange person. (See also
胡適之先生的集《時事畫四十五幅》 (《留學日記》1914年7月12日；《胡適日記 1910-1914》(頁333-371)說：其作者的國籍分布：「計美人所作者二十幅，英十一，荷二，奧二，意、法、墨各一。」
1 風刺漫画, 時事漫画
a political cartoons
a gag cartoon
2 （4コマ以上の）つづき漫画(comic strip).
3 アニメ, 動画(animated cartoon)
a TV cartoon
［イタリア語. carta（紙）の意から「厚紙」→「それに描かれた絵」. △CARD1］
- A drawing depicting a humorous situation, often accompanied by a caption.
- A drawing representing current public figures or issues symbolically and often satirically: a political cartoon.
- A preliminary sketch similar in size to the work, such as a fresco, that is to be copied from it.
- An animated cartoon.
- A comic strip.
- A ridiculously oversimplified or stereotypical representation: criticized the actor's portrayal of Jefferson as a historically inaccurate cartoon.
v., -tooned, -toon·ing, -toons. v.tr.
To draw a humorous or satirical representation of; caricature.
To make humorous or satirical drawings.
[French carton, drawing, from Italian cartone, pasteboard. See carton.]cartoonish car·toon'ish or car·toon'y adj.
cartoonist car·toon'ist n.