- of or characterized by imitation; imitative
- of or characterized by mimicry
Origin of mimeticClassical Greek mim?tikos from mimeisthai, to imitate from mimos, actor
- Relating to, characteristic of, or exhibiting mimicry.
- a. Of or relating to an imitation; imitative.b. Using imitative means of representation: a mimetic dance.
Origin of mimeticGreek mīmētikos from mīmēsis mimicry ; see mimesis .
(comparative more mimetic, superlative most mimetic)
- Exhibiting mimesis
From Ancient Greek Î¼Î¹Î¼Î·Ï„Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (mÄ«mÄ“tikos, “imitative").