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noun     meme pronunciation in American English
/mim/
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singularmeme
pluralmemes
  1. 1
    [countable] a feature of a culture, for example its language, that is passed from one generation to the next
  2. 2
    computing an idea or piece of information that spreads very quickly on the Internet

    Memes spread rapidly on the Internet for many different reasons.

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    a joke that spreads around online that has many variations of itself

    Harambe was a great meme.

    Submitted by dakota from United States on 04/10/2016
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