verb (used with object), mimed, mim·ing.
verb (used without object), mimed, mim·ing.
Words nearby mime
Origin of mime
OTHER WORDS FROM mimemim·er, noun
Examples from the Web for miming
Roy Choi is miming eating a Cuban sandwich while dancing to an unheard beat.Street Food Guru Roy Choi on Sunny Spot, Food Trucks, Kogi & More|Jace Lacob|December 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Sammy raised his eyebrows and spread out his hands, miming What happens now?Makers|Cory Doctorow
The entire corps vibrated with life, did their full share in the dancing and miming.
He compelled the old man to run through his paces, as Holloway criticized each study in miming.The Voice on the Wire|Eustace Hale Ball
"Il Barone" was a favourite subject for another form of "Miming," that of the wooden figures called Marionettes.A History of Pantomime|R. J. Broadbent
Now the miming of ordinary ballet-dancers has often in the past seemed to be more than a little ridiculous.
British Dictionary definitions for miming (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for miming (2 of 2)
- a comic performance depending for effect largely on exaggerated gesture and physical action
- an actor in such a performance