Definitions for MIMICˈmɪm ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mim•icˈmɪm ɪk(v.; n.; adj.)-icked, -ick•ing
(v.t.)to imitate or copy in action, speech, etc., often playfully or derisively.
to imitate in a servile or unthinking way.
to be an imitation of; simulate; resemble closely.
(n.)a person or thing that mimics, esp. a performer skilled at mimicking others.
a copy or imitation of something.
a performer in a mime.
(adj.)imitating or copying something, often on a smaller scale:
a mimic battle.
apt at or given to imitating; imitative.
Origin of mimic:
1580–90; < L < Gk mīmikós
someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
constituting an imitation
"the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison
imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
"The actor mimicked the President very accurately"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to work, look, or be like sth else
a new adhesive that mimics the lizard's sticky feet
to copy sb's words and behavior exactly
"Don't do that," she said. "Don't do that!" he mimicked.
sb who mimics others
a good mimic
a person who practices mimicry, or mime
to imitate, especially in order to ridicule
to take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage
Pertaining to mimicry; imitative.
Origin: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.
alt. of Mimical
one who imitates or mimics, especially one who does so for sport; a copyist; a buffoon
to imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation
to assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage
Mimic is a Marvel Comics fictional character who was briefly a member of the X-Men in the 1960s. He was then the first character to be added to the team after the original line-up and the first X-Man who was not a mutant. An alternate reality version of Mimic became a popular member of the Exiles, the reality-hopping team.
Translations for MIMIC
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who mimics
Children are often good mimics.
- imitadorPortuguese (BR)
- napodobitel, -kaCzech
- der/die Nachahmer(in)German
- parodist; mimikerDanish
- تقلید کردنFarsi
- mimičar, glumacCroatian
- imitatore, imitatriceItalian
- 흉내를 잘 내는 사람Korean
- atdarinātājs; parodētājsLatvian
- ahli mimikMalay
- imitator, naśladowcaPolish
- تقلید کردنPersian
- تقليد كولPashto
- napodobňovateľ, -kaSlovak
- imitatör, härmareSwedish
- 模仿者Chinese (Trad.)
- نقالی میں ماہر شخصUrdu
- người có tài bắt chướcVietnamese
- 模仿者Chinese (Simp.)
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