mime

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Latin mimus, from Ancient Greek μῖμος (mimos, imitator, actor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

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.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mīme

  1. vocative singular of mīmus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

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[edit]

Verb[edit]

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.