Tu-quoque Definition

to͝o kwōkwē, -kwā, tyo͝o
noun
A retort accusing an accuser of a similar offense or similar behavior.
American Heritage
An argument whereby an accusation or insult is turned back on the accuser.
Wiktionary
interjection
Thou also; you too.
Webster's New World

Origin of Tu-quoque

  • Latin tū quoque you also you quoque also

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin tu (“you") quoque (“also")

    From Wiktionary

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