me-tooism

[ mee-too-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈmiˈtu ɪz əm /

noun

the adopting of policies, methods, products, etc., similar or identical to those of a peer, rival, or competitor.
the practice of making a product, offering a service, etc., that attempts to duplicate one that is established.

Nearby words

  1. me,
  2. me generation,
  3. me-media,
  4. me-time,
  5. me-too,
  6. me.,
  7. mea culpa,
  8. meacon,
  9. mead,
  10. mead, george herbert

Origin of me-tooism

First recorded in 1945–50; me-too + -ism

Related formsme-too·er, nounme-too·ist, adjective, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for me-tooism

me-tooism

/ (ˌmiːˈtuːizəm) /

noun

the practice of imitating other people's work or ideas
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