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mime

2 verb
     
Related topics: Theatre
mime2 [intransitive and transitive]
1APT to describe or express something, using movements not words:
Stan put a finger to his mouth, miming 'shush'.
mime doing something
Soundlessly, she mimed picking up a phone and speaking into it.
2 to pretend to play or sing a piece of music, without making any sound
mime to
Singers on television often mime to pre-recorded tapes.

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