AskDefine | Define mimer

Dictionary Definition

mimer n : an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression [syn: mime, mummer, pantomimer, pantomimist]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Someone who mimes during a performance of a song.
    Music mimers urged to speak out -



  1. To mime
  2. To mimic


Related terms

Extensive Definition

Mimer is
  • The Swedish and Danish name of the Norse god Mimir
  • The name of an iron ore mine in Norberg Municipality, Sweden
  • The database management system called Mimer SQL, named after the same god.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Roscius, actor, actress, antagonist, ape, bad guy, barnstormer, character, character actor, character man, character woman, child actor, conformist, copier, copycat, copyist, counterfeiter, cuckoo, diseur, diseuse, dissembler, dissimulator, dramatizer, echo, echoer, echoist, faker, feeder, foil, forger, heavy, histrio, histrion, hypocrite, imitator, impersonator, impostor, ingenue, juvenile, matinee idol, mime, mimic, mimicker, mocker, mockingbird, monkey, monologist, mummer, pantomime, pantomimist, parrot, phony, plagiarist, playactor, player, poll-parrot, polly, polly-parrot, poseur, protean actor, reciter, sheep, simulator, soubrette, stage performer, stage player, stooge, straight man, stroller, strolling player, theatrical, thespian, trouper, utility man, villain
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