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The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
copying, infringement of copyright, piracy, theft, stealing, poaching, appropriationcribbingView synonyms
- ‘Practices that would not be considered to be plagiarism in a speech might be in a journalistic article.’
- ‘However not all accusations of plagiarism are deemed to be founded in fact.’
- ‘Towards the end, deception, fraud and plagiarism are laid bare.’
- ‘These exchanges were seen as a healthy part of the distribution of information, not a form of piracy or plagiarism.’
- ‘It can be used to find more sophisticated cases of plagiarism or intellectual property theft.’
- ‘We end this week's Science Show with a reminder that there is a grand tradition of plagiarism in some places.’
- ‘Anyone with that academic background knows the serious consequences of plagiarism of words and ideas.’
- ‘Genuinely unaware of my plagiarism, I appear to have stolen this idea from Stuart.’
- ‘We have called him out several times on his blatant plagiarism in the Bahama Journal.’
- ‘An accusation of plagiarism assumes not only that you can spot a repetition but that you know where originality lies.’
- ‘When that becomes an acceptable practice, other forms of plagiarism don't seem so out of line.’
- ‘He had no intention of letting some musical shark claim a share of his royalties and copyright fees on the strength of an accusation of plagiarism.’
- ‘It is especially so when such papers are tainted with plagiarism and dirty school politics.’
- ‘There have been some charges of plagiarism on account of this reference which to my mind are spurious and nonsensical.’
- ‘Journalists don't have the monopoly on plagiarism, nor are they the worst offenders.’
- ‘The accusations of plagiarism caught a lot of local and national media attention.’
- ‘Another main difference for me between now and then is that I no longer take plagiarism personally.’
- ‘The judge has already said that, although there are similarities between book and film, they do not appear to amount to plagiarism.’
- ‘Much ink and accusations of plagiarism have been spilled over the story's origins.’
- ‘Students are particularly vulnerable to dangerous practices such as plagiarism.’
Early 17th century: from Latin plagiarius kidnapper (from plagium a kidnapping from Greek plagion) + -ism.
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