Definitions for mimeticmɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mi•met•icmɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-(adj.)

  1. characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of mimicry:

    mimetic gestures.

Origin of mimetic:

1625–35; < Gk mīmētikós imitative =mīmē- (see mimesis ) +-tikos -tic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. mimetic(adj)

    characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis

    "a mimetic dance"; "the mimetic presentation of images"

  2. mimetic(adj)

    exhibiting mimicry

    "mimetic coloring of a butterfly"; "the mimetic tendency of infancy"- R.W.Hamilton


  1. mimetic(Noun)

    Something mimetic or imitative.

  2. mimetic(Noun)

    A type of mnemonic.

  3. mimetic(Noun)

    A substance with similar pharmacological effects to another substance.

  4. mimetic(Adjective)

    Exhibiting mimesis

  5. Origin: From μιμητικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mimetic

    alt. of Mimetical


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