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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Relating to the resemblance of one thing to another. Copying the movements or appearance of someone or something else.

Usage examples (37)
  • The mimetic shape and coloring of a walking stick insect causes it to blend into its surroundings.
  • mimetic coloring of a butterfly
  • A mimetic dance
  • High mimetic is not a phase but a heroic register (and one we might well argue turns romance into epic and horror into tragedy). for more
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