- 1mimic somebody/something + speech to copy the way someone speaks, moves, behaves, etc., especially in order to make other people laugh She's always mimicking the teachers. He mimicked her southern accent.
- 2mimic something to look or behave like something else synonym imitate The robot was programmed to mimic a series of human movements. the creation of a vaccine that mimics the virus
NAmE//ˈmɪmɪk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mimic
he / she / it mimics
past simple mimicked
-ing form mimicking