noun, copy·cat often attributive \-ˌkat\

: a person who does the same thing as someone else : a person who adopts the behavior, style, etc., of someone else

: something that is very similar to another thing

Full Definition of COPYCAT

:  one who imitates or adopts the behavior or practices of another
:  an imitative act or product <copycat board games>

Examples of COPYCAT

  1. She called me a copycat for wearing the same dress.
  2. <every rock singer who makes it big soon has a whole cluster of copycats>

First Known Use of COPYCAT




Definition of COPYCAT

intransitive verb
:  to act as a copycat
transitive verb
:  imitate

Examples of COPYCAT

  1. <asked her stylist to copycat a hairstyle from the magazine>
  2. <a performer who slavishly copycats another never rises to the level of true stardom>

First Known Use of COPYCAT

COPYCAT Defined for Kids


noun copy·cat \ˈkä-pē-ˌkat\

Definition of COPYCAT for Kids

:  a person who imitates another person


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