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Definition of cannibalize

cannibalize

  • a reduction in sales volume for a company's product resulting from the introduction of a new, similar product.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

  • to use parts from one object to repair another of the same type.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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