Disguise vs Mime - What's the difference?

disguise | mime |


As a noun disguise

is attire (eg clothing, makeup) used to hide one's identity or assume another.

As a verb disguise

is to change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity.

As a proper noun mime is

(networking) an internet standard that extends the formatting and content capabilities of email.

disguise

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Attire (e.g. clothing, makeup) used to hide one's identity or assume another.
  • ''That cape and mask complete his disguise .
  • (figuratively) The appearance of something on the outside which masks what's beneath.
  • The act of disguising, notably as a ploy
  • ''Any disguise may expose soldiers to be deemed enemy spies.

    Synonyms

    * camouflage * guise * mask * pretense

    Verb

  • To change the appearance of (a person or thing) so as to hide, or to assume an identity.
  • Spies often disguise themselves.
  • * Macaulay
  • Bunyan was forced to disguise himself as a wagoner.
  • To avoid giving away or revealing (something secret); to hide by a false appearance.
  • He disguised his true intentions.
  • (archaic) To affect or change by liquor; to intoxicate.
  • * Spectator
  • I have just left the right worshipful, and his myrmidons, about a sneaker or five gallons; the whole magistracy was pretty well disguised before I gave them the ship.

    Synonyms

    * cloak * mask * hide

    Derived terms

    * disguisedly * disguisement * disguiser

    mime

    English

    (wikipedia mime)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A form of acting without words; pantomime
  • A pantomime actor
  • A classical theatrical entertainment in the form of farce
  • A performer of such a farce
  • A person who mimics others in a comical manner
  • Verb

    (mim)
  • To mimic.
  • To act without words.
  • To represent an action or object through gesture, without the use of sound.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

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