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the use of conversational traits and tendencies subconciously acquried from others over a period of time. This includes (but is not limited to): intonations, diction, and phrases.

Derivative of the name Debra (Deborah), which means \"to speak kind words\" and plays off the phrase: \"imitation is the finest form of flattery.\"
Occasionally, the pitch of her voice rose at the end of her sentences, a debraism acquired from her college roomate, whom she dormed with for several years.

\"That\'s amazing!\" he replied, a debraism he picked up from his best friend.
by Jaric April 26, 2005
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