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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

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

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

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

I don't profess to have music as my big wheel and there are a number of other things as important to me apart from music. Theatre and mime, for instance.
David Bowie
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Mime Translations

mime in Swedish is mime, pantomin
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