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pan·to·mime

pantomime

 
pronunciation:
paen t maIm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a type of play in which stories are by told by gestures and facial expressions. Talking is not allowed in pantomime.
definition 2: telling something by the use of gesture, without words.
She did a pantomime to let us know she would be off the phone in a minute.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pantomimes, pantomiming, pantomimed
definition: to tell by gestures, and without words.
The actor pantomimed a man eating.
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The word pantomime contains the following parts:
mim Latin root that means copy, imitate
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pan, panto Greek root that means all
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