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copycat

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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copycat

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of copycat (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make an exact likeness of
  • asked her stylist to copycat a hairstyle from the magazine

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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

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The first known use of copycat was in 1896

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“Copycat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/copycat. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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