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Mimicking Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    mimic adj : constituting an imitation; "the mimic warfare of the opera stage"- Archibald Alison n : someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress) [syn: mimicker] v : imitate (a person, a manner, etc.), especially for satirical effect; "The actor mimicked the President very accurately" [syn: mime] [also: mimicking, mimicked]
Mimicking Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    mimicking See mimic
Mimicking Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Mimic \Mim"ic\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mimicked; p. pr. & vb. n. Mimicking.]
  1. To imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation. The walk, the words, the gesture, could supply, The habit mimic, and the mien belie. --Dryden.
  2. (Biol.) To assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage. Syn: To ape; imitate; counterfeit; mock.
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  • Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy
    NEW YORK (AP) — Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use. Read more on this news related to 'Mimicking'
  • RJs mimicking MPs a serious issue, says I&B Minister
    The growing trend of Radio Jockeys (RJs) mimicking Parliamentarians and their "double-meaning" talks is a serious issue, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar told Rajya Sabha today. To a question posed by actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan (SP), he said these were not in "good sense". The Minister pointed out that there wa Read more on this news related to 'Mimicking'
  • Learning parrot-fashion! Cockatoos use wooden tools to reach food after copying an older bird's technique
    Three male cockatoos (Kiwi pictured) learnt to use wooden sticks at Oxford University by mimicking an older bird, who had previously used wood to reach food in his aviary. Read more on this news related to 'Mimicking'

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