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pantomime

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pantomime

  1. 1 a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling <the game requires that you use pantomime to communicate an idea> Synonyms gesticulation, mime, gesture, sign, signalRelated Words beck, beckon, flourish, shrug, wave; body language, posture; indication, motion; sign language

  2. 2 an actor in a story performed silently and entirely by body movements <in ancient Rome pantomimes performed tragic love stories> Synonyms mimic, mummer, mime, pantomimistRelated Words busker [chiefly British], entertainer, performer, player, trouper; aper, imitator, impersonator, impressionist; clown, pantaloon





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