Thesaurus

pantomime

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pantomime

  1. 1 a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling the game requires that you use pantomime to communicate an idea Synonyms of pantomime gesticulation, mime, gesture, sign, signalWords Related to pantomime beck, beckon, flourish, shrug, wave; body language, posture; indication, motion; sign language

  2. 2 an actor in a story performed silently and entirely by body movements in ancient Rome pantomimes performed tragic love stories Synonyms of pantomime mimic, mummer, mime, pantomimistWords Related to pantomime busker [chiefly British], entertainer, performer, player, trouper; aper, imitator, impersonator, impressionist; clown, pantaloon



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pantomime? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

spoken rather than written

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!