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Synonyms for mimic

Synonyms for mimic

to copy (another) slavishly

to copy (the manner or expression of another), especially in an exaggerated or mocking way

a performer skilled at copying the manner or expression of another

one who mindlessly imitates another

Synonyms for mimic

someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)

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imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect

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constituting an imitation

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References in classic literature ?
Stiggins for a reply; that gentleman, with many rollings of the eye, clenched his throat with his right hand, and mimicked the act of swallowing, to intimate that he was athirst.
For comparison, another group mimicked the movements of a white actor, and the third group simply watched a black actor.
The Ducks' 4-2 victory in front of an announced 12,286 at the Pond mimicked Tampa Bay's success and gave the Ducks (14-14-5) a winning start to a three-game homestand.
The parallels Taylor draws between Shakespeare's text and Virgil's are thought-provoking and illuminating, as are his speculations on how closely a completed version of The Murder of Gonzago would have mimicked the dumb show, and the book as a whole makes a substansive contribution to the study of literature within the context of Renaissance theories of imitation.
The researchers mimicked the natural fog catcher by setting tiny glass beads into a wax surface.
In contrast to Stein, we believe that the probability of getting caught increases with the quality gap between the mimicking firm and the firm being mimicked.