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English definition of “mime”

mime

verb [I or T]     /maɪm/
to act or tell a story in mime: The whole of the banquet scene is mimed.Acting, rehearsing and performing to pretend to sing, play, or say something without making any sound: Most of the bands that appear on the show just mime to a recording of their songs. He was miming something at me across the pub.Acting, rehearsing and performing
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