pod person

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pod person
 
n , pl pod people
informal a person who behaves in a strange esp mechanical way, as if not fully human
 
[C20: from the science-fiction film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956; remade 1978) in which individual humans are replaced by alien replicas grown in giant pods]

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Main Entry:  pod person
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a person considered to be a conformist, esp. who lacks originality or personality
Example:  Is Your Spouse a Pod Person?
Etymology:  1978; fr aliens in "The Body Snatchers"
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