Definition of Copycat

1. Noun. Someone who copies the words or behavior of another.

Exact synonyms: Ape, Aper, Emulator, Imitator
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Epigon, Epigone, Parrot
Derivative terms: Ape, Ape, Emulate, Imitate



Definition of Copycat

1. Noun. (informal) One who imitates others' work without adding ingenuity. ¹

2. Adjective. Imitative; unoriginal. ¹

3. Verb. To act as a copycat; to copy in a shameless or derivative way ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Copycat

1. to imitate [v -CATTED, -CATTING, -CATS] - See also: imitate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copycat

copy out
copy protection
copy room
copy shop
copy shops
copy sort
copy sorts
copy test
copy typist
copy writer
copyable
copybook
copybooks
copyboy
copyboys
copycat (current term)
copycats
copycatted
copycatter
copycatters
copycatting
copydesk
copydesks
copyedit
copyedited
copyediting
copyeditor
copyeditors
copyedits
copyer

Literary usage of Copycat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Addressing Foodborne Threats to Health: Policies, Practices, and by Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S. (2006)
"A Google internet search of the words copycat and Columbine yields 44000 hits, which is a fairly clear indication that some association exists. ..."

2. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"copier, copycat. copra: chooi(nu.) ssaka-, sakka- (ni.): slice or piece of copra or meat of the ripe coconut. ..."

3. Trademark Counterfeiting: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1995)
"copycat goods with the labels of legitimate American companies are manufactured, distributed, and sold in foreign cities around the globe, and we have to ..."

4. Literature Pockets, Caldecott Winner by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Jill Norris (2001)
"Peggy Rathmann (after Ruby the copycat) Won the Caldecott Medal for • Officer Buckle and Gloria (1996) Other books by Peggy Rathmann: • Ruby the copycat ..."

5. A Few Kind Words about Hate: The Dark Side of Family Life and the Bible by Una Stannard (2007)
"copycat (1995) begins with a criminal psychologist giving a lecture on serial killers who, she says, look like ordinary people, but then the camera focuses ..."

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