(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.
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?
- We saw pantomimes at the fair.
- In the game of charades, one player uses pantomime to represent a word or phrase that the other players have to try to guess.
- The movie seemed to be more of a pantomime rather than a mature one.
- I have been forced to watch this pantomime, whilst I gather my forces.
- 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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