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synonyms for pantomime

  • caricature
  • imitation
  • mimicry
  • mockery
See also synonyms for: pantomimed / pantomiming
  • seeming
  • enactment
  • depiction
  • imitation
  • portrayal
  • impersonation
  • dramatics
  • assuming
  • rendition
  • mimicry
  • theatre
  • improvisation
  • pretending
  • performance
  • imitating
  • pretense
  • histrionics
  • mime
  • portraying
  • characterization
  • posing
  • enacting
  • stooging
  • stagecraft
  • putting
  • posturing
  • theatricals
  • feigning
  • hamming
  • playing
  • play acting
  • showing off
  • deception
  • travesty
  • farce
  • pageant
  • disguise
  • fake
  • trick
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • make-believe
  • put-on
  • mimicry
  • parody
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How to use pantomime in a sentence

The death is real, and yet the movements seem like a pantomime, awkward and inadequate.
THE FIRST MURDERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In dramatic interpretation the voice is a much more significant feature relatively than is the detail of gesture in pantomime.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
She tried a pantomime of washing her hands, but to the boy she had appeared to be merely wringing them.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The professional and amateur stage rights on this pantomime are strictly reserved by the author.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
The description of the stroke dealt by Mr. Adams's wife did not account for this peculiar feature in Bartow's pantomime.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The comic authors entertained spectators by fantastic and gross displays, by the exhibition of buffoonery and pantomime.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
I remember having played here once myself with a pantomime act.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
But we all fall back on the pantomime, as I have in this municipal affair.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
Finnegan, completing the pantomime, returned with thunders of applause.
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WORDS RELATED TO PANTOMIME

  • assuming
  • characterization
  • depiction
  • dramatics
  • enacting
  • enactment
  • feigning
  • hamming
  • histrionics
  • imitating
  • imitation
  • impersonation
  • improvisation
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • pantomime
  • performance
  • play acting
  • playing
  • portrayal
  • portraying
  • posing
  • posturing
  • pretending
  • pretense
  • putting
  • rendition
  • seeming
  • showing off
  • stagecraft
  • stooging
  • theatre
  • theatricals
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