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Webster 1913 Edition


Mime

Mime

,
Verb.
I.
To mimic.
[Obs.]
Mim′er
(#)
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mime

MIME

,
Noun.
A buffoon. [See Mimic.]
1.
A kind of dramatic farce.

MIME

,
Verb.
I.
To mimic, or play the buffoon. [See Mimic.]

Definition 2021


mime

mime

See also: MIME and mimé

English

Noun

mime (plural mimes)

  1. A form of acting without words; pantomime
  2. A pantomime actor
  3. A classical theatrical entertainment in the form of farce
  4. A performer of such a farce
  5. A person who mimics others in a comical manner

Related terms

Translations

Verb

mime (third-person singular simple present mimes, present participle miming, simple past and past participle mimed)

  1. To mimic.
  2. To act without words.
  3. To represent an action or object through gesture, without the use of sound.

Synonyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:imitate

See also


French

Etymology

From Latin mimus, from Ancient Greek μῖμος (mîmos)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mim/

Noun

mime m (plural mimes)

  1. pantomime actor, mime
  2. pantomime

Verb

mime

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mimer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of mimer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of mimer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of mimer
  5. second-person singular imperative of mimer

Anagrams


German

Verb

mime

  1. First-person singular present of mimen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of mimen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of mimen.
  4. Imperative singular of mimen.

Japanese

Romanization

mime

  1. rōmaji reading of みめ

Latin

Noun

mīme

  1. vocative singular of mīmus

Portuguese

Verb

mime

  1. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of mimir
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of mimir

Spanish

Verb

mime

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of mimar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of mimar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of mimar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of mimar.