Adjective "plagiarising" definition and examples

(Plagiarising may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Take (the work or an idea of someone else) and pass it off as one's own.
  1. 'People might then come to believe that the author who had published second had plagiarized the work of the one who published first.'
  2. 'A further 41 school pupils face failing their exams because they plagiarised the work of other students and authors.'
  3. 'The Seattle Times says a business columnist and associate editor has resigned after admitting he plagiarized the work of other journalists.'
  4. 'After sending it, the student confessed he had plagiarized the work from a prominent writer.'
  5. 'the author claims she was plagiarized'
  6. 'If anyone was in doubt that he plagiarised him, this entry alone would surely be proof.'
  7. 'Much copied, if not plagiarized (by some filmmakers), he is the leader of a new Iranian cinema, which owes everything to him for what he has done over the past 15 years.'
  8. 'Composers could check to see if they are unintentionally plagiarizing.'
  9. 'I just wish that these people would pay more dearly for plagiarizing.'
  10. 'His world of irresponsible young men let loose in the playground of colonial Ireland set the tone for much of Anglo-Irish fiction, notably the ‘rollicking’ novels of Charles Lever who did not scruple to plagiarize him.'
  11. 'How devastating for this young girl to have to now face the humiliation of having to admit to everyone that she had cheated, that she copied, that she'd merely plagiarized.'
  12. 'First I worried my in laws would sue me for defamation and now I have to worry that some psychotic moron is going to plagiarize me?'
  13. 'Perhaps film composers no longer have a choice whether or not to plagiarize him - did they ever?'
  14. 'First, notice that when he's not plagiarizing, he has a little trouble with accuracy.'
  15. 'In 1960 Claire, widow of an Alsatian Jewish poet, groundlessly charged her with plagiarizing her husband, whom he'd befriended and translated in 1949.'
  16. 'When you have students suing universities when caught plagiarizing you know that plagiarism isn't always frowned upon by students.'

More definitions

1. to take and use by plagiarism.

2. to take and use ideas, passages, etc., from (another's work) by plagiarism. verb (used without object), plagiarized, plagiarizing.

3. to commit plagiarism.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be plagiarising."