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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The use of gestures only, without words, to tell something. Also: a performance in which a story is told with expressive facial and bodily movement.

Usage examples (34)
  • On my word, what you call the pantomime of beggars is only the whole huge bustle of the earth ....
  • Mirabeau himself was indignant with what he called a pantomime; for he said that Ministers had no right to screen their own responsibility behind the inviolate throne.
  • While on the same page, he looked up the definition of pantomime.
  • Their pantomime is ruthless and restive, always craving more but instantly jaded. for more
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