What is another word for meme?

Pronunciation: [mˈiːm] (IPA)

A meme is a cultural element or a unit of social information, behavior, or practice passed from one person to another. There are several synonyms that can be used for the word "meme," including viral post, trend, internet joke, online phenomenon, social media trend, and cultural phenomenon. A viral post is mainly used to describe content that has gained significant popularity in a short amount of time. On the other hand, a trend refers to something that is in vogue or fashionable at a particular time. Similarly, internet joke and online phenomenon refer to funny content that became popular online. Social media trend and cultural phenomenon are generic terms used to describe content that has gained significant popularity in the mainstream culture.

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What are the hypernyms for Meme?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    digital media, internet meme, internet slang, internet culture, web content, online content, Internet jargon, Internet phenomenon, digital culture, viral content, web culture.

What are the hyponyms for Meme?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Meme

Heureusement constituee sans etre grande, elle n'aurait pas du savoir a les craindre, meme dans un age tres-avance; et elle en a ete atteinte bien avant lage, qui pout les faire craindre.
"Berlin and Sans-Souci"
Louise Muhlbach
Anonymous writer of 1772. "La musique est le seul des talens qui jouissent de lui-meme; tons les autres veulent des temoins."
"Ernest Maltravers, Complete"
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Even His worshippers allow that it is impossible to form any idea of Him: they exclaim with the French poet, Pour dire ce qu'il est, il faut etre lui-meme.
"The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III"
Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A.

Famous quotes with Meme

  • Certainly almost everything we do and think is colored in some way by memes, but it is important to realize that not everything we experience is a meme. If I walk down the street and see a tree, the basic perception that's going on is not memetic.
    Susan Blackmore
  • God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
    Richard Dawkins
  • The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
    Richard Dawkins
  • We’re talking about the fate of our economy and the questionable resiliency of our Nation’s critical infrastructure. Why are experts so polite, patient, and forgiving when talking about cybersecurity and National Security? The drama of each script kiddie botnet attack and Nation State pilfering of our IP has been turned into a soap opera through press releases, sound bites and enforced absurdity of mainstream media. It’s time for a cybersecurity zeitgeist in the West where cyber hygiene is a meme that is aggressively distributed by those who have mastered it and encouraged to be imitated by those who have experienced it.
    James Scott
  • The weaponized meme, when properly introduced and reinforced, will parasitically weave its way throughout the labyrinth of the mind and attach itself to the subconscious, thus effecting the root of the thought of the recipient.
    James Scott

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