Monday, October 7, 2013

Pantomime

Pantomime [ PAN-tuh’-mahym ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) the art of making gestures without uttering any words
2. (n.) a dramatic performance involving making gestures without uttering sounds
3. (n.) an actor performing such an act
4. (tr.v.) to express oneself by means of actions or gestures
5. (intr.v.) to express oneself without any verbal utterances by just using gestures or actions
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Pantomimes are often performed on street corners on weekends.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 An exhibition celebrating decades of Scottish pantomime is opening its nationwide tour in Edinburgh.