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1. An unnecessary word for 'trend' or 'fad'.

2. A special word meaning 'trend' or 'fad' that occurs soley on the internet.

Fun facts:

Meme was a term coined by Richard Dawkins who, like his religious followers, thought he was coming up with something original when he came up with the word 'Meme', nor recognizing that there were already at least two words in the English language to describe this phenomena. (See above.)

Meme is now currently used almost esclusively within the confines of the second definition given here, to mean a trend or fad on the internet.
I don't think I need to provide examples. You wouldn't be here if you didn't know what a meme was.

And if you really don't know and you are reading this let me be the first to warn you: the internet is a horrible place and I encourage you in all sincerity not to use it for anything more than emails and whatever your work forces you to use it for.

Go live real life and enjoy. You don't want to meet the people on here the internet is a sad indictment on humanity.
by Ayono December 11, 2012
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Dan is a meme in a human body form. He didn't choose the meme life , the meme life chose him.
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Pronunciation: 'Meem'

A meme is a funny or ironic kind of joke you remember but you cannot really describe it or tell to anyone unless you share it and other people can understand it.

There's a relative association with the word *meme*, used to describe a cultural phenomena of image macro series related with funny or ironic situations or phrases about almost any popular topic.

* From Greek mythology, derivated from Mneme o Mnemea, refers to the "Memory" itself, which is one of the muses according to "Pausanias".

* Other meanings of this word could be derivated from the Greek language as "Dead Joke" (not funny joke).
Look at all these meme's:
- Trollface meme
- Forever Alone meme
- Scumbag Steve meme
- Y U NO Guy meme
- Joseph Ducreux meme
- Kanye West meme
- Dos Equis Man meme
- Hipster Cat meme
- X ALL THE THINGS meme
- Condescending Wonka meme
- Advice animals meme
by interwebscr June 10, 2012
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A meme is a theoretical unit of cultural information transmission that is reproduced (i.e. produced over and over again) on a large scale by active agents whose means of appropriation rely on the interplay between (pre-existing) biological, socio-cultural, and technological formations or assemblages.

A meme is:
- A theoretical unit of cultural information transmission that is indefinite.
- A widespread reproduction or re-appropriation of an existing cultural ‘thing’.
- Not just a veracious imitation according to one’s ability to perceive and copy.
- Not a reactive emotion (although emotions are often involved in the meme-process).
- But instead: a reproduction that is inferred by pre-existing knowledge and human intention.
- Dependent on biological, socio-cultural and technological formations.
- And on pre-existing memes that have already been circulating through culture.
Important note:
In contrast to what prevalent notions of the meme concept suggest, including Dawkins, a meme cannot be viewed as a contagious entity which 'infects' people when crossing their paths. Although some ideas, concepts, or practices may be more attractive and have a greater chance of being appropriated, memes do not act in the same manner as biological viruses.
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Memes are the reason why I am still currently living.
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An image, video, or set of text that becomes popular and spreads rapidly via the internet. Some examples of memes are Doge, Pepe, and the YouTuber called Danisnotonfire.
Person A: hey check out this picture of a shiba inu saying funny things!
Person B: Dude, I've already seen that. It's a huge meme.
by ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)meme queen October 01, 2015
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