mummer

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noun mum·mer \ˈmə-mər\

Definition of mummer

  1. 1 :  a performer in a pantomime; broadly :  actor

  2. 2 :  one who goes merrymaking in disguise during festivals

Examples of mummer in a Sentence

  1. a street festival featuring mummers in a pantomime

  2. those moonstruck mummers on TV soap operas who have more hair than talent

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First Known Use of mummer

15th century



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