mim-mem

adjective

ˈmimˈmem
: of, relating to, or being a drill pattern in which students repeat usually in chorus a foreign language phrase supplied by their instructor

Word History

Etymology

mimicry + memorization

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mim-mem was in 1951

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“Mim-mem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mim-mem. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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