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mimic (n.)

"one who or that which imitates, a mime," 1580s, from Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos "of or pertaining to mimes," from mimos "mime" (see mime (n.)).

mimic (v.)

"act in imitation of, imitate or copy in speech or action," 1680s, from mimic (n.). Related: Mimicked; mimicking.

mimic (adj.)

"acting as a mime, practicing imitation, consisting of or resulting from mimicry," 1590s, from Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos "of or pertaining to mimes," verbal adjective from mimeisthai "to mimic, represent, imitate, portray," in art, "to express by means of imitation," from mimos "mime" (see mime (n.)).

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Definitions of mimic
1
mimic (v.)
imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect;
The actor mimicked the President very accurately
Synonyms: mime
2
mimic (n.)
someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress);
Synonyms: mimicker
3
mimic (adj.)
constituting an imitation; "the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison;
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