- a cultural item that is transmitted by repetition and replication in a manner analogous to the biological transmission of genes.
- a cultural item in the form of an image, video, phrase, etc., that is spread via the internet and often altered in a creative or humorous way.
verb (used without object), memed, meme·ing or mem·ing.
verb (used with object), memed, meme·ing or mem·ing.
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Origin of meme
Example sentences from the Web for meme
Christie has problems, and they begin with the fact that photos and videos and memes can haunt us.
The Virologist By Andrew Marantz, New Yorker How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
However, not all awful, astoundingly dumb political memes are created equal.
Memes that ridiculed political leaders and the Hong Kong Police Force shot through fiber optic cables at light speed.
I love seeing memes take off and spark mutations and parodies and homages.Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer|Arthur Chu|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ces irregularites memes sont des faits qu'il importe de connoitre.Decline of Science in England|Charles Babbage
As new memes sweep the net in the course of a day or two, stores have gotten better at putting merch in the windows to match.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Le peuple y eſt prive d'un droit donc on jouit dans les etats deſpotiqueſ memes, ſous les regences de Maroc et d'Algers.
Le peuple y est prive d'un droit donc on jouit dans les etats despotiques memes, sous les regences de Maroc et d'Algers.
Mr Memes illustrates their wonderful force and truth by a little anecdote.Heads and Tales|Various