(noun) Meaning: a theatrical entertainment, mainly for children, which involves music, topical jokes, and slapstick comedy and is based on a fairy tale or nursery story, usually produced around Christmas.


young beautiful girl dressed pantomime disguised mime clown play image sentence: The pantomime was a hit among the kids.

Synonyms: entertaining, play for kids, entertainment for kids, mime, imitate

Antonyms: A more mature play.

Other sentences with Pantomime/How to use Pantomime in a sentence?

  1. We saw pantomimes at the fair.
  2. In the game of charades, one player uses pantomime to represent a word or phrase that the other players have to try to guess.
  3. The movie seemed to be more of a pantomime rather than a mature one.
  4. I have been forced to watch this pantomime, whilst I gather my forces.
  5. It’s a family show with all the magic of a traditional pantomime.


First Known Use: 1589

Other words related/associated to pantomime: body language, posture, motion, gesture.

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