Verboticism: Copykate

Copykate

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Created by: artr

Definition: v. To seek approval from your boss by emulating their style, mannerisms or affectations. n. A person who copies their boss's style in order to win favor.

Pronunciation: käpēkāt

Sentence: CopyKate wants so much to be like her boss that it hurts. The trouble is that her budget for the extravagant is nowhere near his. He wears European designer suits and drives a top-of-the-line Fiat. She wears knockoffs and drives a counterfiat, a Ford Fiesta with an after-market simulant grill. The shaved head wasn’t difficult to pull off. The chest hair may take some doing.

Etymology: duplicate (exactly like something else, esp. through having been copied) + Kate (woman’s name) A play on copycat

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