Definition of mummer
1 : a performer in a pantomime; broadly : actor
2 : one who goes merrymaking in disguise during festivals
Examples of mummer in a Sentence
a street festival featuring mummers in a pantomime
those moonstruck mummers on TV soap operas who have more hair than talent
Recent Examples of mummer from the Web
Though the mummers performed in Bel Air throughout most of the 1990s, they were eliminated from the lineup shortly thereafter as costs began to rise, Blum said.
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