Definition of pantomime:
- A dramatic and spectacular entertainment of which dumb acting as well as burlesque dialogue, music, and dancing by Clown, Harlequin, etc., are features.
- A dramatic representation by actors who use only dumb show; hence, dumb show, generally.
- A universal mimic; an actor who assumes many parts; also, any actor.
- One who acts his part by gesticulation or dumb show only, without speaking; a pantomimist.
- Representing only in mute actions; pantomimic; as, a pantomime dance.
drama (part of speech: noun)
- improvisational drama,
- dramatize (part of speech: verb)
- "Marcy The Blockade Runner", Harry Castlemon.
She stood play- acting for him a moment in whisper and pantomime, then she turned and hurried indoors and met the inquisitive maid servant with: Just that Kenyon Adams- the musician- awfully dear boy, but he wanted me to interfere with the Judge for that worthless brother, Grant.- "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
- "Seven Little Australians", Ethel Sybil Turner.