1. [ noun ] (theater,performing arts) an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
Synonyms: mummer pantomimer pantomimist mimer
Related terms: actor marceau mimic
2. [ verb ] (theater,performing arts) act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only
Synonyms: pantomime

"The acting students mimed eating an apple"

Related terms: act
3. [ verb ] imitate (a person, a manner, etc.), especially for satirical effect
Synonyms: mock mimic

"The actor mimicked the President very accurately"

Related terms: imitate imitate model mimic
4. [ noun ] (theater) a performance using gestures and body movements without words
Synonyms: pantomime dumb_show
Related terms: acting panto
Similar spelling:   mimeo