Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

mummer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mummer

  1. 1 an actor in a story performed silently and entirely by body movements <a street festival featuring mummers in a pantomime> Synonyms mimic, mime, pantomime, pantomimistRelated Words busker [chiefly British], entertainer, performer, player, trouper; aper, imitator, impersonator, impressionist; clown, pantaloon

  2. 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> Synonyms impersonator, actor, player, thesp, thespian, trouperRelated Words barnstormer, enactor, entertainer, performer; actress, starlet; lead, leading lady, leading man, star; coactor, costar; extra, spear-carrier, supernumerary, walk-on; monologuist (or monologist); prima donna, scene-stealer; double, understudy; comedian, farceur; tragedian, tragedienne; ape, aper, ham, imitator, impressionist, masker, masquerader, mime, mimic, pantomime, pantomimist, personator, poser; buffoon, clown, harlequin, stooge, zanyAntonyms nonactor




Learn More about mummer


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mummer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a timid, meek, or unassertive person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

soothe perplex reduce disapprove
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ