[too kwoh-kwe; English too kwoh-kwee, -kwey, tyoo]
- thou too: a retort by one charged with a crime accusing an opponent who has brought the charges of a similar crime.
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- 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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Word Origin and History for tu quoque
Latin, literally "thou also" (or, in modern slang, "so are you!"); an argument which consists in retorting accusations.
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