meatpuppet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From meat +‎ puppet, on the model of sockpuppet.

Noun[edit]

meatpuppet (plural meatpuppets)

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  1. (derogatory Internet slang) One whose sole reason for participating in a discussion or forum is to support, or express agreement with, a friend.
    • 2004 March 31, James Schrumpf (username), "Re: OT: Catch-22 on terrorism", in rec.sport.football.college, Usenet:
      No one can independently have the same opinon [sic] as someone else without being a meatpuppet of theirs, eh?

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