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Australian slang for the tendancy to criticise highly successful people (ie, tall poppies), and 'cut them down'.
Sam seemed to be suffering tall poppy syndrome when he described Kerry Packer as an evil man, merely because he was a billionaire.
by BabydollPink December 30, 2005
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"If I can't be special, NO ONE CAN!!"

Basically when someone tries to put a moral spin on their jealousy of other people's successes. But in the end, jealousy is ALL that it is. They will claim that someone may be "too good for everyone else" when they just want to bring the successful down to their pathetic level.
"I can't believe that Sandra inherited all that money. Now she thinks she's too good for us."

"Dude... If you're just gonna show off your Tall Poppy Syndrome all day, I'm out of here. I have no time for jealous, self-serving bullshit."
by DK2K1 March 05, 2019
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Australian Slang for someone who has a high ego and needs to be brought back down to his peers through put downs.
Trent was suffering Tall Poppy Syndrome and he was long overdue for a put down or two.
by thisaussie55 October 18, 2010
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