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cop·y·cat

 (kŏp′ē-kăt′) Informal
n.
One that closely imitates or mimics another.
v. cop·y·cat·ted, cop·y·cat·ting, cop·y·cats
v.intr.
To act as an imitator or mimic.
v.tr.
To imitate closely; mimic.
adj.
Closely imitating or following another: a copycat version of a successful product; a copycat crime.

copycat

(ˈkɒpɪˌkæt)
n
informal
a. a person, esp a child, who imitates or copies another
b. (as modifier): copycat murders.

cop•y•cat

(ˈkɒp iˌkæt)

n., adj., v. -cat•ted, -cat•ting. n.
1. a person or thing that imitates another persistently or exactly.
adj.
2. imitating or repeating a well-known occurrence: a copycat crime.
v.t.
3. to imitate; mimic; reproduce.
Also, cop′y cat`.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.copycat - someone who copies the words or behavior of anothercopycat - someone who copies the words or behavior of another
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
epigon, epigone - an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer or artist of musician
parrot - a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
Translations
jäljittelijämatkija
naäper

copycat

[ˈkɒpɪkæt]
A. Nimitador(a) m/f
B. CPD copycat crime Ncrimen m que trata de emular a otros

copycat

[ˈkɒpikæt] (pejorative)
ncopieur/euse m/f
modif [crime, attack] → inspiré(e) par un autrecopy editor nrelecteur/trice m/f

copycat

[ˈkɒpɪˌkæt] n (pej) → copione/a
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With the exception of the party in power and our current government leaders," he adds, "everybody else can be copycatted and ridiculed, imitated and spoofed, at will.
But certain formats have been copycatted and replicated.