copycat (plural copycats)

  1. (informal, derogatory) One who imitates or plagiarizes others' work.
  2. A criminal who imitates the crimes of another; specifically, a criminal who commits the same crime, especially a highly-publicized one, that has just been or recently committed by someone else.
    a copycat strangler
Translations Adjective


  1. imitative#English|Imitative; unoriginal.

copycat (copycats, present participle copycatting; past and past participle copycatted)

  1. To act as a copycat; to copy in a shameless or derivative way

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