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mummer

noun

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1 an actor in a story performed silently and entirely by body movements
  • a street festival featuring mummers in a pantomime

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2 one who acts professionally (as in a play, movie, or television show)
  • those moonstruck mummers on TV soap operas who have more hair than talent

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  • nonactor
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The first known use of mummer was in the 15th century

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“Mummer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mummer. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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