Thesaurus

carbon copy

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of carbon copy

1 something or someone that strongly resembles another
  • the child is a carbon copy of his father

Synonyms for carbon copy

Words Related to carbon copy

Near Antonyms for carbon copy

2 something that is made to look exactly like something else
  • a clothing company that makes carbon copies of designer duds

Synonyms for carbon copy

Words Related to carbon copy

Antonyms for carbon copy

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About carbon copy

Time Traveler for carbon copy

Time Traveler

The first known use of carbon copy was in 1876

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near carbon copy

carbon copies

carbon copy

carbons

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Carbon copy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carbon%20copy. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on carbon copy

Nglish: Translation of carbon copy for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!