Definition of memetic in US English:

memetic

adjective

  • See meme

    • ‘The memetic approach is to ask why these particular memes spread.’
    • ‘Brunvand describes different approaches to contemporary legends, including the Freudian, the Fortean, the memetic, the linguistic, and the sociological.’
    • ‘This diagram takes into account that weblogs have different levels of insight within them, and that information is often replicated (either by active memetic spread or because the insights are simple and common).’
    • ‘At each step of the way, there's a memetic code (memes operating as the business equivalent of genes), competition, and evolution.’
    • ‘Sometimes as a social historian one sees currents that recur time and time again in the memetic ocean of man's consciousness, and we wonder what drives them.’

Pronunciation

memetic

/mə-/