Definition of “pantomime horse” - English Dictionary

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“pantomime horse” in British English

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pantomime horsenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpæn.tə.maɪm ˈhɔːs/ us /ˌpæn.t̬ə.maɪm ˈhɔːrs/

two people pretending humorously to be a horse by dressing in special clothes and standing one behind the other so that the front person appears as the horse's front half and the person behind forms the back part

(Definition of “pantomime horse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)