HyperDic: mimicry

English > 2 senses of the word mimicry:
NOUNactmimicry, aperythe act of mimicking
actmimicrythe resemblance of an animal species to another species or to natural objects
mimicry > pronunciation
Soundsmih'mihkriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > mimicry: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of mimicking; imitative behavior.
Synonymapery
Narrowerparody, mockery, takeoffhumorous or satirical mimicry
Broaderimpersonation, personationimitating the mannerisms of another person
Spanishmimetismo
Catalanimitació, mimetisme
English > mimicry: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe resemblance of an animal species to another species or to natural objects; provides concealment and protection from predators.
Broaderimitationcopying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
Spanishmimetismo

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