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tu quo·que

 (to͞o kwō′kwē, -kwā, tyo͞o)


A retort accusing an accuser of a similar offense or similar behavior.

[Latin tū quoque, you also : , you + quoque, also.]

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tu quoque

(tjuː ˈkwəʊkwɪ)


you likewise: a retort made by a person accused of a crime implying that the accuser is also guilty of the same crime

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tu quoque

A Latin phrase meaning you also, used by someone being accused to accuse the accuser of the same crime.

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