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copycat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of copycat

  1. a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way <every rock singer who makes it big soon has a whole cluster of copycats> Synonyms aper, copyist, echo, follower, imitator, rubber stamp, wannabe (also wannabee) Related Words parrot; ape, emulator, impersonator, impressionist, mimic




copycat

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of copycat

  1. 1 to make an exact likeness of <asked her stylist to copycat a hairstyle from the magazine> Synonyms clone, copy, duplicate, imitate, reduplicate, render, replicate, reproduceRelated Words counterfeit, fake, forge, knock off, rip off; mimic, simulate; reconstruct, re-createNear Antonyms create, imagine, initiate, inventAntonyms originate

  2. 2 to use (someone or something) as the model for one's speech, mannerisms, or behavior <a performer who slavishly copycats another never rises to the level of true stardom> Synonyms ape, copy, imitate, emulate, mime, mimicRelated Words ditto, echo, reecho, repeat; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, parody, travesty; impersonate, perform, play; pantomime




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