mimicking mimicking  /ˈmɪ mɪ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
  2. (v) imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
  3. (adj) constituting an imitation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But democratic transformation for us is not mimicking some facets of Western governance.
  2. None of the kids noticed that the researchers were mimicking them.
  3. In at least superficially mimicking the revolutions in Europe, Mobutu has lots of company in his own neighborhood.

News

  1. Top 10 Things I've Learned at Work

    These ten simple truths about life and business were extracted from years of working with people and ideas. The other day my eight year old son asked me: "What did you learn at work today?" He was, of course, mimicking my daily question about what he learned at school. Even so, his question got me thinking: "What HAVE I learned at work?" Not just today, but every day. So I sat back and thought ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

  2. WATCH: Mets suffered a comedy of errors before dramatic ending

    Sandy Alderson promised changes were coming, but mimicking the Bad News Bears wasn’t one of them. In the fifth inning of yesterday’s series finale at Citi Field against the Cubs, the Mets looked every bit like the lovable losers in the movie comedy. On one play, two throwing...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Mimicking rivals, Facebook adopts hashtags

    Mimicking rivals, Facebook adopts hashtags by Barbara Ortutay The Associated Press Published Jun 12, 2013 05:41PM MDT New York • Facebook is introducing hashtags, the number signs used on Twitter, Instagram and other services to identify topics being discussed and to allow users to search for them. Facebook Inc. said in a blog post Wednesday that users will be able to click a hashtag to see a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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