Refer to the Q&A, can I use a "cookie-cutter" as the meaning of "copycat"?
These phrases are similar but not the same. "Copy-cat" means a person who doesn't have ideas of their own and does or says the same as someone else. "Cookie-cutter" means to lack originality; to look the same to other things of the same type. "Cookie-cutter" is more commonly used towards an object, such as houses or clothing. Ex: They live in a cookie-cutter home. It looks exactly the same as the rest of the houses on the street. Ex: She is such a copy-cat. Always doing everything that he does. Ex: That store is very cookie-cutter. They don't have anything unique. Ex: I used to be a copy-cat of my sister until I found my own interests.
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