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Meaning of copycat

cop•y•cat

Pronunciation: (kop'ē-kat"), [key]
— n., v., -cat•ted, -cat•ting.
—n.
—adj.
  1. imitating or repeating a recent, well-known occurrence: a copycat murder.
—v.t.
  1. to imitate or mimic: new domestic wines that copycat the expensive imports.
  2. to copy slavishly; reproduce: The clothes were copycatted straight from designer originals.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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