A meme is a theoretical unit of cultural information transmission that is reproduced (i.e. produced over and over again) on a large scale by active agents whose means of appropriation rely on the interplay between (pre-existing) biological, socio-cultural, and technological formations or assemblages.

A meme is:
- A theoretical unit of cultural information transmission that is indefinite.
- A widespread reproduction or re-appropriation of an existing cultural ‘thing’.
- Not just a veracious imitation according to one’s ability to perceive and copy.
- Not a reactive emotion (although emotions are often involved in the meme-process).
- But instead: a reproduction that is inferred by pre-existing knowledge and human intention.
- Dependent on biological, socio-cultural and technological formations.
- And on pre-existing memes that have already been circulating through culture.
Important note:
In contrast to what prevalent notions of the meme concept suggest, including Dawkins, a meme cannot be viewed as a contagious entity which 'infects' people when crossing their paths. Although some ideas, concepts, or practices may be more attractive and have a greater chance of being appropriated, memes do not act in the same manner as biological viruses.
作者 Stinky McPooface 2013年5月22日
Pronunciation: 'Meem'

A meme is a funny or ironic kind of joke you remember but you cannot really describe it or tell to anyone unless you share it and other people can understand it.

There's a relative association with the word *meme*, used to describe a cultural phenomena of image macro series related with funny or ironic situations or phrases about almost any popular topic.

* From Greek mythology, derivated from Mneme o Mnemea, refers to the "Memory" itself, which is one of the muses according to "Pausanias".

* Other meanings of this word could be derivated from the Greek language as "Dead Joke" (not funny joke).
Look at all these meme's:
- Trollface meme
- Forever Alone meme
- Scumbag Steve meme
- Y U NO Guy meme
- Joseph Ducreux meme
- Kanye West meme
- Dos Equis Man meme
- Hipster Cat meme
- X ALL THE THINGS meme
- Condescending Wonka meme
- Advice animals meme
作者 interwebscr 2012年6月10日
dan howell (danisnotonfire)
Dan is a meme in a human body form. He didn't choose the meme life , the meme life chose him.
作者 cloudyegg 2015年6月09日
1. An overused internet joke that for some reason like, or 2.mlg360noscope420blazeitdorritosmtndewswedilluminaticonfirmedohhbabyatriplebruhfrogpepethefrogdogewaterthoooooooose
Get what I mean? Memes are dumb.
作者 i swear im not a bot, trust me 2015年12月28日
its not a word, its a lifestyle.
him: hey did you see that dat boi meme? its so funny
me: get out of my house
作者 just another meme 2016年5月16日
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