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MIMIC (mimicked, mimicking)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mimic mean? 

MIMIC (noun)
  The noun MIMIC has 1 sense:

1. someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)

  Familiarity information: MIMIC used as a noun is very rare.


MIMIC (adjective)
  The adjective MIMIC has 1 sense:

1. constituting an imitation

  Familiarity information: MIMIC used as an adjective is very rare.


MIMIC (verb)
  The verb MIMIC has 1 sense:

1. imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect

  Familiarity information: MIMIC used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MIMIC (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

mimic; mimicker

Hypernyms ("mimic" is a kind of...):

imitator; impersonator (someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another)


MIMIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Constituting an imitation

Context example:

the mimic warfare of the opera stage

Similar:

imitative (marked by or given to imitation)


MIMIC (verb)


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Meaning:

Imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

mime; mimic

Context example:

The actor mimicked the President very accurately

Hypernyms (to "mimic" is one way to...):

copy; imitate; simulate (reproduce someone's behavior or looks)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s something


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