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Meaning of MUMMER

Pronunciation:  'mumur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
 

MUMMER is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mime, mimer, pantomimer, pantomimist
 
 See Also: actor, histrion, Marceau, Marcel Marceau, player, role player, thespian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mumm"er\, n. [Cf. OF. mommeur. See {Mumm}, and cf.
{Momier}.]
One who mumms, or makes diversion in disguise; a masker; a
buffon.

      Jugglers and dancers, antics, mummers.   --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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