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tu quo·que(to͞o kwō′kwē, -kwā, tyo͞o)
A retort accusing an accuser of a similar offense or similar behavior.
[Latin tū quoque, you also : tū, you + quoque, also.]
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tu quoque(tjuː ˈkwəʊkwɪ)
you likewise: a retort made by a person accused of a crime implying that the accuser is also guilty of the same crime
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A Latin phrase meaning you also, used by someone being accused to accuse the accuser of the same crime.
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