mummer


mummer

noun

Definition of MUMMER

1
an actor in a story performed silently and entirely by body movements <a street festival featuring mummers in a pantomime>
2
one who acts professionally (as in a play, movie, or television show) <those moonstruck mummers on TV soap operas who have more hair than talent>
Antonyms nonactor

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