noun Date: circa 1823 1. an actor or dancer in pantomimes 2. a composer of pantomimes

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  • Pantomimist — Pan to*mi mist, n. An actor in pantomime; also, a composer of pantomimes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pantomimist — /pan teuh muy mist/, n. 1. a person who acts in pantomime. 2. the author of a pantomime. [1830 40; PANTOMIME + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • pantomimist — noun One who engages in pantomime …   Wiktionary

  • pantomimist — pæntÉ™maɪmɪst n. one who performs mime, one who gives silent theatrical performances in which ideas are expressed through movement and gestures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pantomimist — n mime, Rare. mimester, pantomime, pantomimic, mummer, mute, mimic; actor, performer …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pantomimist — pan·to·mimist …   English syllables

  • pantomimist — pan•to•mim•ist [[t]ˈpæn təˌmaɪ mɪst[/t]] n. 1) sbz a person who acts in pantomime 2) sbz the author of a pantomime • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • pantomimist — /ˈpæntəmaɪməst/ (say pantuhmuymuhst) noun 1. someone who acts in pantomime. 2. the author of a pantomime …   Australian English dictionary

  • pantomimist — noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression • Syn: ↑mime, ↑mimer, ↑mummer, ↑pantomimer • Derivationally related forms: ↑pantomime, ↑pantomime (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clown — clownish, adj. clownishly, adv. clownishness, n. /klown/, n. 1. a comic performer, as in a circus, theatrical production, or the like, who wears an outlandish costume and makeup and entertains by pantomiming common situations or actions in… …   Universalium

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