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- adj. Of or relating to pantomime.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the pantomime; representing by dumb show.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of pantomime or dumb-show; representing characters and actions by dumb-show.
- n. A player in a pantomime.
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The quick changing of the beautiful representation of "Peg Woffington," which might properly be termed a pantomimic representation of a drama, was efficiently executed, the characters all entering into the spirit, to the delight of the interested spectators.
Yes, I said, Adeimantus, but the mixed style is also very charming: and indeed the pantomimic, which is the opposite of the one chosen by you, is the most popular style with children and their attendants, and with the world in general.
Yes, I said, Adeimantus; but the mixed style is also very charming: and indeed the pantomimic, which is the opposite of the one chosen by you, is the most popular style with children and their attendants, and with the world in general.
When the play was performed in Athens there was a place in front of the stage like half a circus ring with an altar in the middle, and the chorus had moved in some kind of pantomimic dance round that altar, but in Dublin they would have to stand side by side in the narrow space where the orchestra sits in ordinary plays and sing almost lost in shadow.
Apart from pantomimic strife — Retired — [for Young would call it so] —
One might chuckle at this pantomimic provocation...but what an odd and weak example to choose.
Another pantomimic skit in the bathetic spectacle that is the Labour conference.
Most of the queens speech initiatives have no chance of becoming law, and exists for pantomimic effect.
As he said it, Master Bates caught up an end of his neckerchief; and, holding it erect in the air, dropped his head on his shoulder, and jerked a curious sound through his teeth; thereby indicating, by a lively pantomimic representation, that scragging and hanging were one and the same thing.
Mysterious and incomprehensible, the Captain, with that lively sense upon him of having done a little business for the youngsters, remained all day, even to his most intimate friends; and but that Walter attributed his winks and grins, and other such pantomimic reliefs of himself, to his satisfaction in the success of their innocent deception upon old Sol
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