Mini-Me

/ (ˈmɪnɪˌmiː) /

noun informal

a person who resembles a smaller or younger version of another person
a person who adopts the opinions or mannerisms of a more powerful or senior person in order to win favour, achieve promotion, etc

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.

Word Origin for Mini-Me

C20: after a character in the 1999 film Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
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