verb (used with object), pan·to·mimed, pan·to·mim·ing.
verb (used without object), pan·to·mimed, pan·to·mim·ing.
Related formspan·to·mim·ic [pan-tuh-mim-ik] /ˌpæn təˈmɪm ɪk/, pan·to·mim·i·cal, adjectivepan·to·mim·i·cal·ly, adverbpan·to·mim·ic·ry, noun
Examples from the Web for pantomime
So I watched him pantomime skating, and I thought well if he can do it, I can do it.Emmys 2013: Julie Bowen’s Favorite ‘Modern Family’ Moments (VIDEO)|Julie Bowen|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A pantomime horse plays a role, as does a sardonic hand puppet.‘Family Tree’ Brings Christopher Guest’s Mockumentary Style to HBO|Jace Lacob|May 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Grimaldi was pantomime,” writes Andrew McConnell Scott in his biography, The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi.
The Pantomime donkey is at least, we are told, 200 years old.A History of Pantomime|R. J. Broadbent
Directions as to how these motions should be made would hardly be helpful; the dancers can best plan this pantomime.Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs|Alice C. Fletcher
She was staging a pantomime of excessive delight, noiselessly clapping her thin brown hands.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
Some of his posters have become difficult to procure, notably one designed for a Drury Lane pantomime some few years since.Picture Posters|Charles Hiatt
The English pantomime even in Thackeray's day had fallen from its once high place.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer
British Dictionary definitions for pantomime
- a kind of play performed at Christmas time characterized by farce, music, lavish sets, stock roles, and topical jokesSometimes shortened to: panto
- (as modifier)a pantomime horse