Definition of


  1. (noun, person) someone who copies the words or behavior of another

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Synonyms of Copycat

ape, aper, emulator, imitator

Alternate forms of Copycat

Hyponyms: epigon, epigone, parrot

Hypernyms: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Origin of the word Copycat

  1. 1896, but in the context of a word the writer's grandmother had used in her day, hence perhaps mid-19c., from copy + cat. As a verb, from 1932. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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