What is another word for miming?

Pronunciation: [mˈa͡ɪmɪŋ] (IPA)

Miming is an art of silently portraying a story or emotion through gestures, facial expressions, and body movements. It is a theatrical performance without words and relies on the ability of the performer to communicate a message directly to the audience. Synonyms for miming include pantomime, sign language, and nonverbal communication. Pantomime is often associated with traditional British theatre and often involves humor and exaggeration. Sign language, on the other hand, is a formal language that uses hand gestures and facial expressions to communicate with people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Nonverbal communication is a broader term that encompasses any expression or message that is conveyed through body language, facial expressions, and gestures.

What are the hypernyms for Miming?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Miming

The shadowy miming of Chopin's soul has nevertheless a significance for this generation.
"Chopin: The Man and His Music"
James Huneker
Lo there, the fatal gift of love and woe miming without the image graved below- The same each likeness by each sufferer worn, Or differing but as noonday from the morn.
"The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P."
Edward Bulwer Lytton
I have no Arabic, but from the Jew's miming and from the words Joustees of the peace, Joustees of the peace, which he keeps repeating, I get the gist of what he is saying.
"Letters from my Windmill"
Alphonse Daudet

Famous quotes with Miming

  • There's a clip where he had someone miming me running around from keyboard to keyboard. Oh dear, I am sure a lot of people didn't know what he was going on about.
    Keith Emerson

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