What does the word mime mean?

Usage examples for mime

  1. Pilate compared her to Bathylle, a mime whom he had applauded at Rome. – Mary Magdalen by Edgar Saltus
  2. Bellward's voice- and its tones showed Desmond what an accomplished mime Crook had been- broke the silence. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  3. I too, at fault, bewildered, sometimes take Him for myself, and far from mine own sight, Torpid, indifferent, doth mine own self pass; And yet anon leaps suddenly awake, And spurns the gibbering mime into the night. – The Poems of William Watson by William Watson