Definition of

Copycat

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

via WordNet, Princeton University

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

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Novel

a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction