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meme

 (mēm)
n.
A unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another.

[Shortening (modeled on gene) of mimeme, from Greek mimēma, something imitated, from mimeisthai, to imitate; see mimesis.]

meme

(miːm)
n
(Psychology) an idea or element of social behaviour passed on through generations in a culture, esp by imitation
[C20: possibly from mimic, on the model of gene]

meme

(mim)
n.
a cultural item that is transmitted by repetition in a manner analogous to the biological transmission of genes.
[1976; <Greek mīmeîsthai to imitate, copy; coined by R. Dawkins, British biologist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meme - a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation)meme - a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation); "memes are the cultural counterpart of genes"
acculturation, culture - all the knowledge and values shared by a society
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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References in classic literature ?
"Cette armee russe que l'or de l'Angleterre a transportee des extremites de l'univers, nous allons lui faire eprouver le meme sort- (le sort de l'armee d'Ulm)."* He remembered these words in Bonaparte's address to his army at the beginning of the campaign, and they awoke in him astonishment at the genius of his hero, a feeling of wounded pride, and a hope of glory.
'Il faut que je l'essaie!' cried she, 'et e l'instant meme!' and she rushed out of the room.
For as flippant as many memes may be, there are others that speak to surprisingly heavy social issues.
Very few people have not had experiences with memes; they are omnipresent.
Los terminos mas buscados son memes graciosos, seguidos de solo memes, pero los internautas tambien escriben con mucha frecuencia facebook memes.
Today, well-written, creatively-packaged and smartly-distributed memes take on a life of their own, morphing as they travel the information superhighway from one person to the next.
Memes in Digital Culture provides an insightful overview of the history and evolution of memes throughout contemporary culture and makes an excellent case for the importance of memes in communication-based academic research through a concise four-point argument.
How Bernie Sanders became the lord of Internet memes
Summary: California [USA], August 23 (ANI): Memes are definitely related, but they also help bring comfort to people across the world who are struggling with depression.
The trend of creating 'memes', or pictures with witty captions, has taken the Pakistani internet by storm.
WATCH: Dimples Romana reacts to 'Kadenang Ginto' memes, #DaHec love team with Joko Diaz !-- -- Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - July 2, 2019 - 11:20pm MANILA, Philippines Kapamilya actress Dimples Romana has spoken up about the trending memes people are making about her on social media and about her supposed love team with Joko Diaz in the hit afternoon teleserye "Kadenang Ginto.