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pantomime

pan·to·mime

pantomime

 
pronunciation:
paen t maIm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a type of theatrical performance in which stories, meanings, or emotions are expressed by gestures, movements, and facial expressions, usu. without speech; mime.
similar words:
mime
definition 2: the art or process, or an instance, of transmitting information or emotion by gestures and facial expressions.
definition 3: a person who performs pantomime.
similar words:
mime, mimic
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pantomimed, pantomimes, pantomiming
definition: to express or convey mutely by gestures, movements, and facial expressions.
similar words:
mime
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to express something using pantomime.
similar words:
mime
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