tu quoque
noun Etymology: Latin, you too Date: 1614 a retort charging an adversary with being or doing what he criticizes in others

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  • Tu quoque — (IPA: IPA|/tu ˈkwoʊkwɛ/, Latin for You, too or You, also ) is a Latin term used to mean an accusation of hypocrisy. The argument states that a certain position is false or wrong and/or should be disregarded because its proponent fails to act… …   Wikipedia

  • tu quoque — Latin, lit. thou also (or, in modern slang, so are you! ); an argument which consists in retorting accusations …   Etymology dictionary

  • tu quoque — [to͞o kwō′kwā, kwō′kwē] [L] thou also; you too: a retort accusing an accuser of the same charge …   English World dictionary

  • Tu quoque — Se denomina tu quoque (locución latina que significa ‘tú también’) al argumento que consiste en rechazar un razonamiento, o considerarlo falso, alegando la inconsistencia de quien lo propone. Es, por tanto, una variante de la falacia ad hominem,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tu quoque — Als Tu quoque Argument (lateinisch für „auch Du“) wird der argumentative Versuch bezeichnet, eine gegnerische These durch einen Vergleich mit dem Verhalten des Gegners zurückzuweisen. Es kann als Variante des Argumentum ad hominem verstanden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tu quoque — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Tu quoque une locution latine en rhétorique. Tu quoque mi fili, une locution latine célèbre attribuée à Jules César. Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tu quoque — ˈt(y)üˈkwōkwē noun (plural tu quoques) Etymology: Latin, you also : a retort charging an adversary with being or doing what he criticizes in others has always the same childlike defence, a tu quoque Times Literary Supplement …   Useful english dictionary

  • tu quoque — /tooh kwoh kwe/; Eng. /tooh kwoh kwee, kway, tyooh/, Latin. thou too: a retort by one charged with a crime accusing an opponent who has brought the charges of a similar crime. * * * …   Universalium

  • tu quoque — noun An argument whereby an accusation or insult is turned back on the accuser …   Wiktionary

  • tu quoque —    thou also ; act of imputing to one s accuser the same fault as that with which one is charged …   Dictionary of difficult words

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