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mime

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mime

  1. 1 an actor in a story performed silently and entirely by body movements <that annoying mime on the sidewalk is pretending to be in an invisible box again> Synonyms mimic, mummer, pantomime, pantomimist Related Words busker [chiefly British], entertainer, performer, player, trouper; aper, imitator, impersonator, impressionist; clown, pantaloon

  2. 2 a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling <the speech-impaired patient had to convey his wishes with mime or scribbled notes> Synonyms gesticulation, gesture, pantomime, sign, signalRelated Words beck, beckon, flourish, shrug, wave; body language, posture; indication, motion; sign language




mime

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mime

  1. to use (someone or something) as the model for one's speech, mannerisms, or behavior <as a joke, Eric knelt by the dinner table and began miming a dog begging for food> Synonyms ape, copy, copycat, emulate, imitate, mimicRelated Words ditto, echo, reecho, repeat; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, parody, travesty; impersonate, perform, play; pantomime




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