adverb see mimetic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mimetically — ]ə̇k(ə)lē, ]ēk , li adverb : in a mimetic manner : by mime such dialogue as can be clearly expressed mimetically Wisconsin Idea Theatre Quarterly …   Useful english dictionary

  • mimetically — See mimetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • mimetically — mɪ metɪklɪ adv. by imitation, during imitation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mimetically — mi·met·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • mimetic — mimetically, adv. /mi met ik, muy /, adj. 1. characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of imitation or mimicry: mimetic gestures. 2. mimic or make believe. [1625 35; < Gk mimetikós imitative, equiv. to mime (see MIMESIS) + tikos TIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • mimetic — adjective Etymology: Late Latin mimeticus, from Greek mimētikos, from mimeisthai to imitate, from mimos mime Date: 1637 1. imitative 2. relating to, characterized by, or exhibiting mimicry < mimetic coloring of a butterfly > • mimetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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