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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mimemaɪm, mim(n.; v.)mimed, mim•ing.

  1. (n.)the art or technique of portraying a character, mood, idea, or narration by gestures and body movements; pantomime.

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  2. an actor who specializes in this art.

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  3. (in ancient Greece and Rome) a farcical, often licentious type of popular drama. a performer in such entertainment.

    Category: Antiquities, Showbiz

  4. Category: Showbiz

    Ref: mimic (def. 4). 4

  5. a jester, clown, or comedian.

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  6. (v.t.)to mimic.

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  7. to act in mime.

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  8. (v.i.)to play a part by mime or mimicry.

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Origin of mime:

1610–20; < L mīmus < Gk mîmos mime, akin to mīmeîsthai to imitate

mim′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mime, mimer, mummer, pantomimer, pantomimist(noun)

    an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression

  2. mime, pantomime, dumb show(verb)

    a performance using gestures and body movements without words

  3. mimic, mime(verb)

    imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect

    "The actor mimicked the President very accurately"

  4. mime, pantomime(verb)

    act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only

    "The acting students mimed eating an apple"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. mime(verb)ɪm, mim

    to perform actions that describe sth without talking

    From across the crowded room, she mimed that she was going home.

Wiktionary

  1. mime(Noun)

    A form of acting without words; pantomime

  2. mime(Noun)

    A pantomime actor

  3. mime(Noun)

    A classical theatrical entertainment in the form of farce

  4. mime(Noun)

    A performer of such a farce

  5. mime(Noun)

    A person who mimics others in a comical manner

  6. mime(Verb)

    To mimic.

  7. mime(Verb)

    To act without words.

  8. mime(Verb)

    To represent an action or object through gesture, without the use sound.

  9. MIME(ProperNoun)

    an Internet standard that extends the formatting and content capabilities of email.

  10. Origin: Via mimus, from μῖμος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mime(noun)

    a kind of drama in which real persons and events were generally represented in a ridiculous manner

  2. Mime(noun)

    an actor in such representations

  3. Mime(verb)

    to mimic

Freebase

  1. MIME

    Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions is an Internet standard that extends the format of email to support: ⁕Text in character sets other than ASCII ⁕Non-text attachments ⁕Message bodies with multiple parts ⁕Header information in non-ASCII character sets MIME's use, however, has grown beyond describing the content of email and now is often used to describe content type in general including for the web and as a storage for rich content in some commercial products. Virtually all human-written Internet email and a fairly large proportion of automated email is transmitted via SMTP in MIME format. Internet email is so closely associated with the SMTP and MIME standards that it is sometimes called SMTP/MIME email. The content types defined by MIME standards are also of importance outside of email, such as in communication protocols like HTTP for the World Wide Web. HTTP requires that data be transmitted in the context of email-like messages, although the data most often is not actually email. MIME is specified in six linked RFC memoranda: RFC 2045, RFC 2046, RFC 2047, RFC 4288, RFC 4289 and RFC 2049, which together define the specifications.


Translations for MIME

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

mime(noun)

the art of using movement to perform the function of speech, especially in drama

She is studying mime.

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