mime noun definition in Types of play topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Types of play topic
(less frequent dumbshow) [uncountable, countable] (especially in the theatre) the use of movements of your hands or body and the expressions on your face to tell a story or to act something without speaking; a performance using this method of acting The performance consisted of dance, music and mime. a mime artist She performed a brief mime.