[mi-met-ik, mahy-] /mɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-/
characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of imitation or mimicry:
mimic or make-believe.
of, resembling, or relating to mimesis or imitation, as in art, etc
(biology) of or exhibiting mimicry
1630s, “having an aptitude for mimicry,” from Greek mimetikos “imitative, good at imitating,” from mimetos, verbal adjective of mimeisthai “to imitate.” Originally of persons, attested of animals or plants from 1851. Related: Mimetical (1610s); mimetically.
mimetic mi·met·ic (mĭ-mět’ĭk, mī-)
[min-er-uh l, min-ruh l] /ˈmɪn ər əl, ˈmɪn rəl/ noun 1. any of a class of substances occurring in nature, usually comprising inorganic substances, as quartz or feldspar, of definite chemical composition and usually of definite crystal structure, but sometimes also including rocks formed by these substances as well as certain natural products of organic […]
[min-uh-steer-ee-uh l] /ˌmɪn əˈstɪər i əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to the ministry of religion, or to a or other member of the clergy. 2. pertaining to a ministry or of state. 3. pertaining to or invested with delegated executive authority. 4. of ministry or service. 5. serving as an instrument or means; instrumental. /ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəl/ adjective […]
[mi-nawr-i-tee, -nor, -mahy-] /mɪˈnɔr ɪ ti, -ˈnɒr, -maɪ-/ noun, plural minorities. 1. the smaller part or number; a number, part, or amount forming less than half of the whole. 2. a smaller party or group opposed to a majority, as in voting or other action. 3. a group in society distinguished from, and less dominant […]
[non-mis-uh-buh l] /nɒnˈmɪs ə bəl/ adjective 1. not capable of being mixed.