verb (used with object), mimed, mim·ing.
verb (used without object), mimed, mim·ing.
Origin of mime
Related formsmim·er, noun
Examples from the Web for mime
Four years from now, I expect to see the presidential debates conducted entirely in mime.
I do this thing where I hold my breath and turn my face red right before I run across stage to mime throwing up in the trash can.
Siegfried now returns, and is very angry when he finds that Mime has not yet forged the sword.The Opera|R.A. Streatfeild
Mime and Siegfried approach, Mime showing the way to the cave.
We go to the theatres to see the mime; in their days the mime made his theatre in the great man's hall.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4|Charles Dudley Warner
Siegfried exclaims that Mime must weld the pieces into a trusty weapon.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
He is occasionally mentioned in the later poem of Biterolf, as Mime the Old.The Story of Siegfried|James Baldwin
British Dictionary definitions for mime (1 of 2)
- a comic performance depending for effect largely on exaggerated gesture and physical action
- an actor in such a performance