how to pronounce mime


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the above transcription of mime is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

mime is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of mime in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… drink the ancho mime on my wall chipotle …”

meanings of mime


  1. A form of acting without words; pantomime.
  2. A classical theatrical entertainment in the form of farce.
  3. A performer of such a farce.
  4. Any of various papilionid butterflies of the genus Chilasa or Papilio, that mimic other species in appearance.
  5. A person who mimics others in a comical manner.
  6. A pantomime actor.


  1. To mimic.
  2. To represent an action or object through gesture, without the use of sound.
  3. To act without words.


  1. Acronym of Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, (an Internet standard that extends the formatting and content capabilities of email).

mime frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mime occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mime can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mime can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to mime


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