Dictionary

mimesis

noun mi·me·sis \mə-ˈmē-səs, mī-\

Definition of MIMESIS

ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of MIMESIS

Late Latin, from Greek mimēsis, from mimeisthai
First Known Use: 1550

Rhymes with MIMESIS

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: mimeticPrevious Word in the Dictionary: mimeographAll Words Near: mimesis
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears