carbon copy

noun

Definition of carbon copy

1 :a copy made by carbon paper
2 :duplicate
  • is a carbon copy of his father

Examples of carbon copy in a Sentence

  1. I'll need a carbon copy of that receipt.

  2. She's a carbon copy of her mother.

First Known Use of carbon copy

1876


CARBON COPY Defined for English Language Learners

carbon copy

noun

Definition of carbon copy for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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