tu quoque

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tu quo·que

 (to͞o kwō′kwē, -kwā, tyo͞o)
n.
A retort accusing an accuser of a similar offense or similar behavior.

[Latin tū quoque, you also : , you + quoque, also.]

tu quoque

(tjuː ˈkwəʊkwɪ)
interj
you likewise: a retort made by a person accused of a crime implying that the accuser is also guilty of the same crime

tu quoque

A Latin phrase meaning you also, used by someone being accused to accuse the accuser of the same crime.
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Tiberius said to Galba, Tu quoque, Galba, degustabis imperium.
Erat quoque in eodem loco unica spinosa arbor, brevis admodum (quam nos ipsi nostris propriis oculis vidimus).
They would in you,' I retorted, and my tu quoque shut him up and seemed to puzzle him.
Tu Quoque Arguments and the Significance of Hypocrisy.
Asi nos relata Suetonio que Augusto dispuso tambien en todas las vias militares, y a cortas distancias, jovenes correos (iuvenes), y vehiculos despues, para que se le informase con rapidez de lo que aconteciese en provincias commodius id visum est, ut qui a loco perferunt litteras, interrogari quoque, si quid res exigant, possint (23).
This is emphatically so in the case of ad hominem dismissers appealing to inconsistency (of a person) over time and those cases traditionally labeled as tu quoque.
Si notre vertu, nos vices, notre suffisance et science, et ce meme discours que nous faisons de la force des astres, et cette comparaison d'eux a nous, elle vient, comme juge notre raison, par leur moyen et de leur faveur, furit alter amore,/ Et pontum tranare potest et vertere Trojam,/Alterius sors est scribendis legibus apta,/ Ecce patrem nati perimunt, natosque parentes,/Mutuaque armati coeunt in vulnera fratres,/ Non nostrum hoc bellum est, coguntur tanta movere,/Inque suas ferri paenas,/ lacerandaque membra,/ Hoc quoque fatale est, sic ipsum expendere fatum .
denique non lapides quoque vinci cernis ab aevo, non altas turris ruere et putrescere saxa, non delubra deum simulacraque fessa fatisci nec sanctum numen fati protollere finis posse neque adversus naturae foedera niti?
To accomplish it, use fallacies generously: argumentum ad hominem, ad baculum, tu quoque.
Not that tu quoque is an argument, but is there an industry with a history more pockmarked by fraud and abuse than the media industry--especially the New York Times?
This seems to open the complaining party to a tu quoque criticism.
In eodem decreto collegii iudicantis statuta sunt quoque sequentia capita nullitatis: <<errore dell'attore sulla persona della convenuta e/o errore dell'attore su di una qualita della convenuta direttamente e principalmente intesa>>.