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mim·ic

mimic

 
 
pronunciation:
mI mihk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: mimics, mimicking, mimicked
definition 1: to copy or imitate.
The chimp mimicked our movements.Our French teacher told us to mimic his pronunciation.
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synonyms:
copy, imitate
similar words:
ape, impersonate, mirror, parrot
definition 2: to make fun of a person by imitation.
My sister gets angry when I mimic her.
synonyms:
mock
similar words:
ape, ridicule
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who imitates others.
The mimic got lots of laughs from the audience.
synonyms:
imitator
similar words:
ape, echo, pantomime
derivation: mimicker (n.)
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The word mimic contains the following part:
mim Latin root that means copy, imitate
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