\ ˈmimˈmem \

Definition of mim-mem

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

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First Known Use of mim-mem

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mim-mem

mimicry + memorization

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“Mim-mem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mim-mem. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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