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Mime (?), n. [L. mimus, Gr. &unr_;, akin to &unr_; to imitate, to mimic: cf. F. mime. Cf. Mimosa.] 1. A kind of drama in which real persons and events were generally represented in a ridiculous manner; an ancient Greek or Roman form of farce.
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2. An actor in such representations.
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3. The art of representing actions, events, situations, or stories solely by gestures and body movements, without speaking; pantomime{3}.

4. An actor who performs or specializes in mime{3}; an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression; a pantomime{2}; a pantomimist; a mimer.
Syn. -- mummer, pantomimer, pantomimist.

5. A mimic.


Mime, v. i. To mimic. [Obs.] -- Mim"er (#), n.
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