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Lemming – 1. a small, short tailed rodent found in the arctic tundra 2. A person who unthinkingly joins a mass movement, especially a headlong rush to destruction

(Pronounced leh-ming)

"This lemon is disgusting" (lemming) said the small, short tailed rodent. She had unthinkingly joined the mass movement of only eating lemons.

"This lemon is disgusting" (lemming) said the small, short tailed rodent. She had unthinkingly joined the mass movement of only eating lemons.

 

Examples of lemming in a sentence (a small, short tailed rodent)

The lemming wasn't fast enough and became a lunchtime snack for the fox.

The Norway lemming has bright yellow fur with black markings on the face and back, unlike the Arctic lemming, which is white or brown.

Unlike most rodents, the lemming does not hibernate during cold weather.

 

Examples of lemming in a sentence (a person who unthinkingly joins a mass movement)

He rushed like a lemming to buy the latest phone.

The soldier felt like a lemming as he marched towards the enemy lines.

She wasn't a lemming like her friends, she knew jumping from the cliff into the water was a dangerous thing to do.

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