Copy cat

Idiom

Copy Cat

Definition

Copy Cat is an idiom that refers to someone who imitates or copies the actions or ideas of another person.

Examples

She’s such a copy cat, she always takes style cues from her friends.

My little brother is a copy cat — he always copies my homework.

Origin

The origin of this idiom is unclear, but it is thought to have originated in the early 20th century.

FAQs

What does it mean to be a copy cat?

Answer: To be a copy cat is to imitate or copy the actions or ideas of another person.

Where did the phrase ‘copy cat’ come from?

Answer: The origin of this idiom is unclear, but it is thought to have originated in the early 20th century.