[ mim ]
/ mɪm /
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adjective British Dialect.
primly modest or demure.
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[ meem ]
/ mim /
the twenty-fourth letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of mīm
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How to use mim in a sentence
Loud blows Heimdall, his horn is raised; Odin speaks with Mim's head.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Mim's sons dance, but the central tree takes fire at the resounding Giallar-horn.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Then spake Mim's head its first wise word, and true sayings uttered.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Ay, an some lucky misses too, mim, that some think he likes as weel.
Mim swearing most horrible and terrific, in a pink calico pay-place, at the slackness of the public.Doctor Marigold|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for mim
/ (mɪm) /
dialect prim, modest, or demure
Word Origin for mim
C17: perhaps imitative of lip-pursing
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