Associations to the word «Mimic»


MIMIC, verb. To imitate, especially in order to ridicule.
MIMIC, verb. (biology) To take on the appearance of another, for protection or camouflage.
MIMIC, noun. A person who practices mimicry, or mime.
MIMIC, noun. An imitation.
MIMIC, adjective. Pertaining to mimicry; imitative.
MIMIC, adjective. Mock, pretended.
MIMIC, adjective. (mineralogy) Imitative; characterized by resemblance to other forms; applied to crystals which by twinning resemble simple forms of a higher grade of symmetry.
MIMIC BEETLE, noun. A beetle that feigns death when disturbed, especially the species of Hister and allied genera.
MIMIC BEETLES, noun. Plural of mimic beetle
MIMIC FUNCTION, noun. (computing) A function that modifies a file to make it assume the statistical properties of another file.
MIMIC FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of mimic function

Dictionary definition

MIMIC, noun. Someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress).
MIMIC, verb. Imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect; "The actor mimicked the President very accurately".
MIMIC, adjective. Constituting an imitation; "the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison.

Wise words

Actions speak louder than words.
Ancient Proverb