What does mimic mean?

Definitions for mimic
ˈmɪm ɪkmim·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mimic, mimickeradjective

    someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)

  2. mimicverb

    constituting an imitation

    "the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison

  3. mimic, mimeverb

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

    "The actor mimicked the President very accurately"

Wiktionary

  1. mimicnoun

    a person who practices mimicry, or mime

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  2. mimicverb

    to imitate, especially in order to ridicule

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  3. mimicverb

    to take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  4. mimicadjective

    Pertaining to mimicry; imitative.

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

  5. mimicadjective

    Mock, pretended.

    Etymology: From mimicus, from μιμικός, from μῖμος; see mime.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mimicadjective

    alt. of Mimical

  2. Mimicnoun

    one who imitates or mimics, especially one who does so for sport; a copyist; a buffoon

  3. Mimicverb

    to imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation

  4. Mimicverb

    to assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage

Freebase

  1. Mimic

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mimic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mimic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mimic in a Sentence

  1. Hugh Dugan:

    Other countries mimic the U.S., and what they hear has led them to go slow on support and check writing.

  2. Kevin King:

    Patient fraudsters will try and mimic the patterns of young people or new immigrants – accepting poor credit offers at first and paying them off, to build up their credit score – with the ultimate goal of accessing big credit lines and charging off for large financial gain.

  3. Chip Paul:

    We think the cannabis market will mimic and mirror the tobacco market, we think they will see this (vapor) as a safer alternative.

  4. Revived Games:

    Revived Games believes violence and inappropriate actions belong in video games and not( in the) real world, and insists that in no event should anyone attempt to recreate or mimic any of the actions, events or situations occurring in this game.

  5. June Jordan:

    Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. Because, in other words, the powerful don't play; they mean to keep that power, and those who are the powerless (you and me) better shape up --mimic/ape/suck --in the very image of the powerful, or the powerful will destroy you --you and our children.

Images & Illustrations of mimic

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