how to pronounce mimic


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mimic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it was designed to mimic the way a …”

meanings of mimic


  1. Mock, pretended.
  2. Imitative; characterized by resemblance to other forms; applied to crystals which by twinning resemble simple forms of a higher grade of symmetry.
  3. Pertaining to mimicry; imitative.


  1. To imitate, especially in order to ridicule.
  2. To take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage.


  1. A person who practices mimicry, or mime.
  2. An imitation.

mimic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mimic occurs in english on average 3.2 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 mimic 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 mimic can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with mimic


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