Updated: 01/18/2023 by Computer Hope
Colorful representation of the word Meme.

A term that first appeared in the 1976 book The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins that is defined as: "a unit of culture transmission, or a unit of imitation." A meme or viral meme is an idea, thought, question, or statement that spreads rapidly and is used as a reference when discussing something.

How to pronounce "meme"

Meme is pronounced as meam.

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