What is another word for plagiarist?

108 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ plˈe͡ɪd͡ʒəɹˌɪst], [ plˈe‍ɪd‍ʒəɹˌɪst], [ p_l_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ_s_t]

A plagiarist is someone who presents someone else's work as their own. Here are a few synonyms for the word that can describe such individuals: copycat, cheater, imitator, thief, bootlegger, pirate, mimicker, infringer, cribber, and faker. These words are often used interchangeably with the term "plagiarist" to describe the dishonest and unethical act of misrepresenting someone else's ideas or work as one's own. It is essential to acknowledge and give credit to the original creator when using their work, being wary of the repercussions of violating intellectual property laws and the impact it may have on one's reputation.

Usage examples for Plagiarist

It is said to have been repeated for John Sobieski, after the deliverance of Vienna; but this latter preacher was nothing more than a plagiarist.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version""
François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
These men, I at once perceived, belonged to the detective force of the Incorporated Society of Authors, and were engaged in the capture of a notorious plagiarist.
"Prose Fancies"
Richard Le Gallienne
After all, I thought, that unlucky plagiarist is no worse than most of us: for is it not true that few of us live as conscientiously as we should within our inverted commas?
"Prose Fancies"
Richard Le Gallienne

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