Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who acts in pantomime.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An actor in pantomime; also, a composer of pantomimes.

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  • noun One who engages in pantomime.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression

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Examples

  • Nicholas was up betimes in the morning; but he had scarcely begun to dress, notwithstanding, when he heard footsteps ascending the stairs, and was presently saluted by the voices of Mr Folair the pantomimist, and Mr

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • It was not worth his while to be serious with him, however, so he dismissed the pantomimist, with a gentle hint that if he offended again it would be under the penalty of a broken head; and Mr Folair, taking the caution in exceedingly good part, walked away to confer with his principal, and give such an account of his proceedings as he might think best calculated to carry on the joke.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • The shapeless traveller in the corner touched his ear with his pudgy dogskin fingers, and shook his hand and head a little, in token either that he was deaf, or the noise such as to prevent his hearing, and in the next moment the glittering eyes closed, and the pantomimist appeared to be asleep.

    Wylder's Hand

  • Vitellius compared her to Mnester, the famous pantomimist.

    Herodias

  • He is a great pantomimist, he said you know, I saw that clock, the Bavarian clocks where the big characters run around, and Sid suggested this and Max Lehman in his wisdom said, I don't see it, Sid.

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2001

  • And you know as you know in everything else that this masterly pantomimist and eloquent ballad singer does, that if he put a shade more gravity into his acting he would be pathetic, even tragical in an altogether legitimate way.

    World’s Great Men of Color

  • And you know as you know in everything else that this masterly pantomimist and eloquent ballad singer does, that if he put a shade more gravity into his acting he would be pathetic, even tragical in an altogether legitimate way.

    World’s Great Men of Color

  • And you know as you know in everything else that this masterly pantomimist and eloquent ballad singer does, that if he put a shade more gravity into his acting he would be pathetic, even tragical in an altogether legitimate way.

    World’s Great Men of Color

  • A brilliant pantomimist and mimic, he could turn in an instant from radiant joy to real tears to thundering, righteous anger—whichever was called for.

    The Great Bridge

  • There never was his equal in funny characters, and as a pantomimist no one ever took his place.

    A Pirate of Parts

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