OTHER WORDS FOR plagiarism
Origin of plagiarism
OTHER WORDS FROM plagiarismpla·gia·rist, nounpla·gia·ris·tic, adjective
How to use plagiarism in a sentence
Hari was subsequently exposed as a plagiarist and liar, and his prize was vacated.The Orwell Prize Has a Chance to Redeem Itself|David Frum|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By those standards, Franz Kafka is an unscrupulous plagiarist as is Aaron Copland and every jazz great.Is Bob Dylan a Phony?|Sean Wilentz|April 30, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Your note about the resemblance of her verses to mine gave me great joy, though it only proved me a plagiarist.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
He had at first some difficulty in deciding whether Soliva showed himself in that opera a plagiarist of Mozart or a genius.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
One learns from it, while laughing the honestest of laughter, how inveterate a plagiarist from herself is Dame Fashion.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
Borrow the plot of Sir J. M. Barrie's last play, and you do him no harm; you only write yourself down a plagiarist.Once a Week|Alan Alexander Milne
It has the shape of a contemptible swindler in literature, a plagiarist without bounds, named More.
British Dictionary definitions for plagiarism
Derived forms of plagiarismplagiarist, nounplagiaristic, adjective
Cultural definitions for plagiarism
Literary theft. Plagiarism occurs when a writer duplicates another writer's language or ideas and then calls the work his or her own. Copyright laws protect writers' words as their legal property. To avoid the charge of plagiarism, writers take care to credit those from whom they borrow and quote.