Translation of pantomime in Spanish:

pantomime

Pronunciation: /ˈpæntəmaɪm/

n

countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • 1.1 (mime) pantomima (feminine)
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    • In a totally unstructured environment, they present this creative explosion through modern dance, mime, pantomime and music with a whole lot of playfulness.
    • In portraying vivid dramatic characters, realistic pantomime plays as important a role as the dance.
    • The vast majority of this movie is told in near pantomime: gestures, facial expressions, and stage direction.
    1.2 (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) )comedia musical navideña, basada en cuentos de hadas the whole thing is a pantomime es todo una farsa
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    • The room is now illuminated only by the television that paints its own confused pantomime on the walls.
    • Rocky needed a bath and that is a real pantomime as he HATES being washed.
    • Feeding time, for them all, is a real pantomime!

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