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pantomimist

[pan-tuh-mahy-mist]
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noun
  1. a person who acts in pantomime.
  2. the author of a pantomime.
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Origin of pantomimist

First recorded in 1830–40; pantomime + -ist
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Examples from the Web for pantomimist

Historical Examples

  • Before he could open it, Mr Folair, the pantomimist, thrust in his head.

    The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby

    Charles Dickens

  • One was the pantomimist Aliturus, the other was Poppæa, the harlot-empress.

  • Scaramouch persisted for some time, and was, like the harlequin and columbine, a pantomimist.

    The Heritage of Dress

    Wilfred Mark Webb

  • Her rle is taken by a pantomimist, usually the prima ballerina.

  • The modern clown, acrobat, magician, and pantomimist was produced by the union of the jester and the minstrel.