verb (used with object), mim·icked, mim·ick·ing.
Origin of mimic
Examples from the Web for mimicked
The finale consisted of a lengthy dance routine that mimicked the movements of animals in nature.Gareth Pugh's Fashion Show Lacked Fashion, But Not Passion|Justin Jones|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But actual driving simulation studies have not mimicked these results.
The bust detail on his dresses often mimicked the layering of petals, for instance.Raf Simons Debuts at Christian Dior With Couture Collection|Robin Givhan|July 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He mimicked the nasal slur of former prime minister John Major.
These demonstrations have been mimicked in several other European countries from Greece to Italy and France.
His mode of life is imitated by the wealthy natives; his vices are mimicked by every young Bengalee baboo.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
"Schames K'l'n'sche von Schekargo," mimicked the figure, to the unspeakable delight of his retainers.
At home she mimicked him, and when her older sister tried to talk to her seriously about it she only laughed the more.Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford|George Randolph Chester
My friend Reggie Varley, mimicked Jim, to say nothing of his charming sister.Baseball Joe in the World Series|Lester Chadwick
He told them pleasantly, but they laughed at his country way of speaking and mimicked his pronunciation.The Valley of Vision|Henry Van Dyke
verb -ics, -icking or -icked (tr)
Word Origin for mimic
1580s, "a mime," from Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos "of or pertaining to mimes," from mimos "mime."
1680s, from mimic (n.). Related: Mimicked; mimicking.
1590s, from Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos "of or pertaining to mimes," verbal adjective from mimeisthai "to mimic, imitate, portray by means of imitation" (see mimeograph).