Definition of “mime” - English Dictionary

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mimenoun [ C/U ]

us /mɑɪm/

the art of acting without speech, or a person who is skilled at performing this art, esp. in a theater:

[ U ] In the game of charades, you have to convey the title of a movie or book through mime.

mimeverb [ I/T ]

us /mɑɪm/

to use actions without speech to communicate something, or to pretend to speak by moving your lips but without making any sound:

[ I ] The illusion of live music was created by singers miming to their records.

(Definition of “mime” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)