Hay 2 definiciones de mime en inglés:

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Saltos de línea: mime
Pronunciación: /mʌɪm
 
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1 [mass noun] The theatrical technique of suggesting action, character, or emotion without words, using only gesture, expression, and movement: mime is part of our cultural heritage
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  • It offers workshops providing acting skills, voice, movement, mime, improvisation, text reading, stagecraft, character development and confidence building.
  • Go along to see a variety of dance including contemporary, hip hop, cabaret, physical theatre, salsa, mime and physical character.
  • He was the outsider who was on intimate terms with them, communicating through comic mime with expressions and gestures that became a well known code.
1.1 [count noun] A theatrical performance using mime: the ceremony was followed by a series of precise mimes, dances, and songs
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  • Her majesty also watched a mime and street dance performance from students at Welling School on the theme of life as a teenager.
  • On the night of January 27 there will be a two-hour multi cultural performance of drama, songs, dances and mimes.
  • They cleared the floor and treated the crowd to a mime and dance routine that had us all in stitches.
1.2 [count noun] An action or actions intended to convey another action, an idea, or an emotion: he performed a brief mime of someone fencing
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  • And, when they do, they always smile and sigh, and there's a silent mime of applause.
  • Joshua made circles of his fingers over his eyes, a brief mime of spectacles.
  • Finally he ended with a mime of what looked like the preparation of an egg dish.
1.3 (also mime artist) [count noun] A practitioner of mime or a performer in a mime: he’s a very fine actor and mime artist troupes of feminist mimes
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  • One night a friend and I went into town to see the mime artist Marcel Marceau.
  • Musicians, dancers, acrobats, clowns, actors, mimes and every hybrid in between entertain and educate audiences of kids, their parents and teachers.
  • There will be actors strolling among the crowds, square dancers, singers, mimes and someone creating balloon animals.
2(In ancient Greece and Rome) a simple farcical drama including mimicry: the Dorian mimes first began to lay the foundations of the theatre
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  • In fact, in Greece during the first centuries ad the term denoted a category of actors who recreated ancient legends on stage through dramatic mimes!
  • These were designed for public performances - gladiatorial contests and other spectacles in the amphitheatres, plays and mimes in the theatres - and were accessible to all classes of Roman society.
  • N. Purcell examines imperial mimes, K. Coleman presents a study of the punishment of delatores - those who had spied for previous (and now deceased and discredited) emperors.

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1 [with object] Use only gesture and movement to act out (a play or role): (as adjective mimed) a mimed play [no object]: they’ve even mimed in a restaurant hall
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  • The title role was mimed in the original version.
  • They gave him easy stuff to do, such as miming a scene while someone else did the voice.
  • So Jon and I were standing there, miming this scene from Moonlight Mile - and have I mentioned just how scrumptious Jake Gyllenhaal looks in this movie, with the doe eyes and the buttery, knobby shoulders?
1.1Convey or represent (an action, idea, or emotion) by using only gesture and movement: Eddie mimed an attack of nausea
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  • It feels real, thanks to the inclusion of a small girl who can effectively mime fear and horror.
  • Robyn stood back and clasped her hands together, miming maidenly awe.
  • My character mimed ill-disguised boredom while waiting for him to settle down.
Sinónimos
act out, pantomime, use gestures to indicate, gesture, simulate, represent, indicate by dumb show, indicate by sign language
2 [no object] Pretend to sing or play an instrument as a recording is being played: singers on television often mime to pre-recorded tape tracks
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  • Matt, Charlie and James will collectively flick the switch at 5.30 this Sunday and will then mime to some of their popular chart hits such as What I Go To School For and Year 3000.
  • We also had some Simon and Garfunkel which we would use to mime to and put on concerts!
  • They then hired a young unknown Chester band called The Wayriders to mime to the track in the accompanying video.

Origen

early 17th century (also in the sense 'mimic or jester'): from Latin mimus, from Greek mimos.

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mimer

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  • Bringing more good news from Sweden, these foxy female 20-somethings have been playing since pre-pubescence, and this well-timed stateside debut hits girlie bands and Strokes mimers where it hurts.
  • The other aim of the acting lessons is to help the mimers to develop their ability to work with others and to create their own material.
  • We had mummers and mimers, too, with ballads and traditional dialogues, and the famous old interlude of the Hobby Horse.

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Hay 2 definiciones de mime en inglés:

MIME2

Silabificación: MIME
Pronunciación: /mīm, ˈem ˈī ˈem ˈē/

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A standard for formatting files of different types, such as text, graphics, or audio, so they can be sent over the Internet and seen or played by a web browser or e-mail application.

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late 20th century: an acronym for multipurpose Internet mail extensions.

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