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Definition of Mime


  1. A kind of drama in which real persons and events were generally represented in a ridiculous manner.
  2. An actor in such representations.
  3. To mimic.

Mime Quotations

Never get a mime talking. He won't stop.
Marcel Marceau

My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.

If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?
Steven Wright

I used to do puppet theatre and also mime and musical theatre in Florida for competitions and festivals, which was great. I was very much involved in theatre when I was in college.
Wesley Snipes

What sculptors do is represent the essence of gesture. What is important in mime is attitude.
Marcel Marceau
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Mime Translations

mime in Swedish is mime, pantomin

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