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Meaning of MIMETIC

Pronunciation:  mi'metik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  exhibiting mimicry; "mimetic coloring of a butterfly"; "the mimetic tendency of infancy"- R.W.Hamilton
  2. [adj]  characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis; "a mimetic dance"; "the mimetic presentation of images"
 

MIMETIC is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: imitative, representational
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mi*met"ic\ (?; 277), Mimetical \Mi*met"ic*al\, [Gr. ?,
fr. ? to imitate.]
1. Apt to imitate; given to mimicry; imitative.

2. (Biol.) Characterized by mimicry; -- applied to animals
   and plants; as, mimetic species; mimetic organisms. See
   {Mimicry}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apish, delineatory, depictive, echoic, embodying, emulative, figurative, graphic, ideographic, illustrational, illustrative, imitative, incarnating, limning, mimic, mimish, onomatopoeic, onomatopoetic, personifying, pictographic, pictorial, portraying, representational, representative, representing, simulative, symbolizing, typifying, vivid
 

 

 

 

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