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Noun: mime  mIm
  1. An actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
    - mimer, mummer, pantomimer, pantomimist
     
  2. A performance using gestures and body movements without words
    - pantomime, dumb show
Verb: mime  mIm
  1. Imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
    "The actor mimed the President very accurately";
    - mimic
     
  2. Act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only
    "The acting students mimed eating an apple";
    - pantomime

Derived forms: mimed, mimes, miming

Type of: act, acting, actor, copy, histrion, imitate, performing, play, playact, playacting, player, playing, role player, roleplay, simulate, thespian

Encyclopedia: Mime