A collection of words coined or popularized by writers throughout the ages, from the new book Authorisms, by Paul Dickson.
: an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture
About the Word:
First coined in 1976 by the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins:
A meme represents ideas, behaviors or styles that spread from person to person. It can be a trendy dance, a viral video, a new fashion, a technological tool or a catchphrase. Like viruses, memes arise, spread, mutate and die.