Noun(1) someone who copies the words or behavior of another
(1) Eric, I think what Lou is driving at, that if it were not related, it could be a nightmare situation involving so-called copycats, a copycat kind of killing.(2) copycat killings(3) Is there any danger, James Fox, that this kind of saturation coverage could actually inspire copycat crimes?(4) Police in Berlin are investigating whether an arson early today was a copycat crime.(5) It is common too for forensic scientists to experience identically profiled homicides in different countries at precisely the same time and well before media release, so they are not copycat killings.(6) The men who carried out both raids were Asian and detectives have not ruled out links between them but they are also considering that the second raid could have been a copycat crime.(7) Ronnie also noted that using the media as a scapegoat leads people to ignore problems that may exist in the homes and schools of those who commit so-called copycat crimes.(8) Some schools had copycat threats (two happened in suburban San Diego) others put new rules in effect, and many students used the event as a tool to get what they wanted.(9) The airline will triple the fuel tax on long-haul flights from £2.50 to between £6 and £8 in a move likely to trigger a wave of copycat hikes among other airlines.(10) Stone, meanwhile, is still facing a massive lawsuit alleging that Natural Born Killers, his satire of media exploitation of violence, is the cause of copycat killings.(11) Kubrick himself banned its showing after a series of copycat crimes were attributed to the influence of the film.(12) Even if the bombings are being done by just one or a few individuals rather than as part of a crime syndicate, the last thing we want is for others to follow, copycat fashion.(13) In cases of apparent copycat crime, victims' families sometimes have sued movie or record companies on the theory that they are responsible for the crimes their products inspired.(14) The judge blasted television programmes such as Jackass for inspiring copycat crimes.(15) He learnt, albeit the hard way, that imitation or copycat music has no place on the international market, especially among the highly sophisticated American and European consumer publics.(16) Contrary to popular belief, though, this was at the bidding of the director, not the censors, after a spate of copycat crimes.
(1) copycat :: Covers
2. emulator ::
3. ape ::
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