verb (used with object), pan·to·mimed, pan·to·mim·ing.
verb (used without object), pan·to·mimed, pan·to·mim·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pantomimepan·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
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How to use pantomime in a sentence
The death is real, and yet the movements seem like a pantomime, awkward and inadequate.
Sharp did lots of school plays, which led to a role in amateur operetta, then professional 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.
In dramatic interpretation the voice is a much more significant feature relatively than is the detail of gesture in pantomime.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
She tried a pantomime of washing her hands, but to the boy she had appeared to be merely wringing them.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
The professional and amateur stage rights on this pantomime are strictly reserved by the author.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
The description of the stroke dealt by Mr. Adams's wife did not account for this peculiar feature in Bartow's pantomime.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
The English excel in pantomime as much as the French in comedy.
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