- To imitate, especially in order to ridicule.
- (biology) to take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage.
- See also Thesaurus:imitate
NounMimic (plural Mimics)
Adverbs for Mimic
skillfully; audaciously; sardonically; sedulously; aptly; deftly; professionally; irritatingly; exasperatingly; roguishly.
Roscius, act, act a part, act as, act out, actor, actress, antagonist, ape, apish, appear like, approach, approximate, bad guy, barnstormer, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bring to mind, burlesque, call to mind, call up, caricature, caricaturist, character, character actor, character man, character woman, child actor, come close, come near, compare with, conformist, copier, copy, copycat, copyist, correspond, counterfeit, counterfeiter, cuckoo, diseur, diseuse, dissembler, dissimulator, do, dramatizer, duplicate, echo, echoer, echoic, echoist, emulative, enact, evoke, fake, faker, favor, feeder, feigned, foil, follow, forger, heavy, histrio, histrion, hit off, hit off on, hypocrite, imitate, imitation, imitative, imitator, impersonate, impersonator, impostor, impressionist, ingenue, juvenile, lampoon, look like, make fun of, make-believe, masquerade as, match, matinee idol, mime, mimer, mimetic, mimicker, mirror, mock, mocker, mockingbird, monkey, monologist, mum, mummer, near, nearly reproduce, not tell apart, onomatopoeic, onomatopoetic, pantomime, pantomimist, parallel, parodist, parody, parrot, partake of, pass for, perform, performer, personate, phony, plagiarist, play, play a part, playactor, player, poll-parrot, polly, polly-parrot, pose as, poseur, pretend to be, pretended, protean actor, reciter, remind one of, reproduce, resemble, ridicule, satirize, savor of, seem like, sham, sheep, simulate, simulated, simulative, simulator, smack of, soubrette, sound like, stack up with, stage performer, stage player, stooge, straight man, stroller, strolling player, suggest, take after, take off, take off on, theatrical, thespian, travesty, trouper, utility man, villain
- Rhymes: -ɪmɪk