carbon copy noun
: a copy of a document, letter, etc., that is made by using carbon paper
: a person or thing that is very similar to another person or thing
: a copy made by carbon paper
Examples of CARBON COPY
- I'll need a carbon copy of that receipt.
- She's a carbon copy of her mother.
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Related to CARBON COPY
- alter ego, carbon, image, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twin
- archetype, original, prototype
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