Synonyms for mimic

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : mim-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmɪm ɪk

Top 10 synonyms for mimic Other synonyms for the word mimic

Définition of mimic

Origin :
  • 1580s, "a mime," from Latin mimicus, from Greek mimikos "of or pertaining to mimes," from mimos "mime."
  • noun person who imitates
  • verb imitate, mock
Example sentences :
  • One of these youths, fancying himself a mimic, had imitated the Moslems.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • But the field is nearly cleared, and the mimic war has commenced.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • "You're all there," Paliser, amused by the mimic, was telling her.
  • Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
  • Before hypocrisy or oppression his glances were as mimic lightning.
  • Extract from : « Charles Carleton Coffin » by William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
  • The college world is a mimic world—and your lifetime is just four years.
  • Extract from : « The Spinner's Book of Fiction » by Various
  • I might mimic a passion that I do not feel, but I cannot mimic one that burns me like fire.
  • Extract from : « The Picture of Dorian Gray » by Oscar Wilde
  • The reader pauses to consider what the poet means by 'mimic lace.'
  • Extract from : « Evolution, Old & New » by Samuel Butler
  • Young Newcome is a favourite butt, and they often mimic him for my benefit.
  • Extract from : « Sisters Three » by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • This mimic and swindler, he felt assured, was none other than his own brother-in-law.
  • Extract from : « Amos Huntingdon » by T.P. Wilson
  • The "authorities" long since forbade Harporhynchus rufus to play the mimic.
  • Extract from : « Birds in the Bush » by Bradford Torrey

Antonyms for mimic

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