Definition: using another individual’s work without giving that person credit (usually literary in nature)
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): cribbing, stealing
1. Melania Trump was accused of plagiarism when she used parts of the First Lady’s speech in her own statement.
2. Turning in another person’s paper as your own is an act of plagiarism.
3. If the singer used the songwriter’s lyrics without his permission, she is guilty of plagiarism.