A member of a crowd with no originality or voice of his own. One who speaks or repeats only what he has been told. A tool. A cretin.
"Ya think he'll do it?"
"He's a lemming, he'll do anything he's told."
by tt February 18, 2003
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A derogatory term used to reference a person who seemingly does not possess any form of individual thought, and instead, mindlessly follows the behaviors and actions of the masses.

Common actions lemmings partake in are the overuse of catch phrases and lingp that the generation may overuse.
When Jimmy told me "L2Play", I knew he was one of those lemmings who just mindlessly repeats the same thing the millions of other lemmings blab out. Poor guy, not a single thought process of his own in his head.
by Aegis Kleais March 20, 2010
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1. A small rat like creature. If one lemming jumps off a cliff all of the lemmings will jump off with it.

2. A person that follows another person and does everything the same as the person they are following.

"That bitch is such a fucking lemming she has no mind of her own."
by Angelina :P January 13, 2007
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1. Rodents who will follow each other to their deaths supposedly.

2. Slang- an insult to another person who you believe has no preferences of their own, and instead will always follow the crown. Sheeple is also a term for this type of person.

3. Alt. def. - Slang for wanting something really badly which everyone else wants but is in short supply. (Usually an object, not another person) .

example ~I've been lemming this shade of limited edition eco' friendly paint for my bedroom walls.
example ~I've been lemming this shade of limited edition eco' friendly paint for my bedroom walls.
by lolahart001 December 20, 2012
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A group of small rodents, famous for mass migrations where huge numbers of them will move from place to place, sometimes ending in all of them drowning.
In the game "Lemmings", if you're not careful, all the lemmings will walk right off the cliff and go Splat or drown.
by R September 04, 2003
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A lemming refers to a purchase/wished-for-item which results from reading an enthusiastic post about a new fabulous product. Overcome by compulsion, readers follow like lemmings diving off a cliff.

Originally coined in the alt.fashion newsgroup in the late 90s, the term has permeated numerous beauty boards/forums/sites.

May be used as a noun or verb. May apply to the buyer but more commonly to the item of desire.

A flemming is a fledgeling lemming.
What makeup items are on your current lemming list?

I am totally lemming the entire upcoming MAC collection!
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