What is another word for pantomime?

383 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ pˈantəmˌa͡ɪm], [ pˈantəmˌa‍ɪm], [ p_ˈa_n_t_ə_m_ˌaɪ_m]

Pantomime is a type of theatrical performance that relies on exaggerated gestures, facial expressions, and often, no dialogue to tell a story. Some synonyms for this word include wordless drama, silent acting, mime, or dumb show. Additionally, some may also use the term charade to describe pantomime, which also involves acting out something without words. Other related words include gesturing, miming, or acting out, which all involve using body language to communicate information. Regardless of the word used, pantomime remains a unique art form that relies on the performer's physical abilities and creativity to tell a story without words.

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Usage examples for Pantomime

Sacrifices never could have been devised to be a blind and empty pantomime to whole generations, for the benefit of their successors.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
It is, moreover, as easy to understand, and as sparkling to the eyes in its magic changes, as a Christmas pantomime.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
It is a series of minor crises leading to a major crisis, presented to a reader or to an audience by characters, dialogue, and stage-business and pantomime.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

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