noun. someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own.
- literary pirate
- -ist (English)
- plagiary (English)
- plagiairus (Latin)
Example sentences of the word plagiarist
1. Noun, singular or mass
When two identical pieces of copy are found, the website that was the last to post the copy is usually considered to be the plagiarist.
Beyond literary endeavors, using reports, ad campaigns, brochure content or memos written by others and not giving the creator credit earns you the plagiarist title.