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MUMMER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does mummer mean? 

MUMMER (noun)
  The noun MUMMER has 1 sense:

1. an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression

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


 Dictionary entry details 


MUMMER (noun)


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Meaning:

An actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

mime; mimer; mummer; pantomimer; pantomimist

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

actor; histrion; player; role player; thespian (a theatrical performer)

Instance hyponyms:

Marceau; Marcel Marceau (French mime famous for his sad-faced clown (born in 1923))


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