About The Word Mime

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Mime

Mime Meaning & Definition
Mime Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Mime?

[n] a performance using gestures and body movements without words
[n] an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
[v] act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only; "The acting students mimed eating an apple"
[v] imitate (a person, a manner, etc.), esp. for satirical effect; "The actor mimicked the President very accurately"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Mime: dumb show | mimer | mimic | mummer | pantomime | pantomime | pantomimer | pantomimist

Related Terms | Find terms related to Mime: act | act a part | act as | act as foil | act out | actor | actress | antagonist | ape | appear | arlequinade | bad guy | barnstorm | barnstormer | beckon | black comedy | broad comedy | burlesque | burletta | camp | character | character actor | character man | character woman | child actor | come out | comedie bouffe | comedie larmoyante | comedie rosse | comedietta | comedy | comedy ballet | comedy of humors | comedy of ideas | comedy of intrigue | comedy of manners | comedy of situation | comedy relief | comic muse | comic opera | comic relief | conformist | copier | copy | copycat | copyist | counterfeiter | cuckoo | dark comedy | diseur | diseuse | dissembler | dissimulator | do | domestic comedy | dramatizer | echo | echoer | echoist | emote | emotionalize | enact | exode | faker | farce | farce comedy | feeder | foil | forger | genteel comedy | gesticulate | gesture | get top billing | harlequinade | heavy | high camp | histrio | histrion | hit off | hit off on | hypocrite | imitator | impersonate | impersonator | impostor | ingenue | juvenile | light comedy | low camp | low comedy | masquerade as | matinee idol | mimer | mimic | mimicker | mock | mocker | mockingbird | monkey | monologist | motion | motion to | mummer | musical | musical comedy | opera buffa | pantomime | pantomimist | parrot | pass for | patter | perform | personate | phony | plagiarist | play | play a part | play the lead | playact | playactor | player | poll-parrot | polly | polly-parrot | pose as | poseur | pretend to be | protean actor | raw comedy | realistic comedy | reciter | register | romantic comedy | Roscius | satyr play | saw the air | sentimental comedy | sheep | shrug | shrug the shoulders | simulator | situation comedy | sketch | slapstick | slapstick comedy | soubrette | stage performer | stage player | star | steal the show | stooge | straight man | stroller | strolling player | take off | take off on | Thalia | theatrical | thespian | tragicomedy | tread the boards | troupe | trouper | upstage | utility man | villain | wave the arms

See Also | act | acting | actor | copy | histrion | imitate | Marceau | Marcel Marceau | panto | performing | play | playact | playacting | player | playing | role player | roleplay | simulate | thespian

Mime In Webster's Dictionary

\Mime\, n. [L. mimus, Gr. ?, akin to ? to imitate, to mimic: cf. F. mime. Cf. {Mimosa}.] 1. A kind of drama in which real persons and events were generally represented in a ridiculous manner. 2. An actor in such representations.
\Mime\, v. i. To mimic. [Obs.] -- {Mim"er}, n.

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