Definition of imitation is the sincerest form of flattery in English:

imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

  • proverb Copying someone or something is an implicit way of paying them a compliment.
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    • Like I said, I've been trying not to completely copy from her, but as they say, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    • Sure, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery - unless the imitator, dressed in sequins and feathers, belts out mutated lyrics to songs you made famous.
    • But, hey, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right?
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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody