- The definition of a mirror is a surface that reflects, or anything that gives a true image of a person or thing.
An example of a mirror is what you look at while brushing your hair.
- Mirror is defined as to reflect or imitate.
An example of mirror is a dancer doing the same dance steps as another.
A woman looks at her reflection in a mirror.
mirror definition by Webster's New World
- a smooth surface that reflects the images of objects; esp., a piece of glass coated on the reverse side as with silver or an amalgam
- anything that gives a true representation or description
- Rare something to be imitated or emulated; model
- Archaic a crystal used by fortune-tellers, sorcerers, etc.
Origin: Middle English mirour ; from Old French mireor ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form miratorium ; from mirare: see mirage
mirror definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A surface capable of reflecting sufficient undiffused light to form an image of an object placed in front of it. Also called looking glass.
- Something that faithfully reflects or gives a true picture of something else.
- Something worthy of imitation.
Origin: Middle English mirour, from Old French mireor, from mirer, to look at, from Latin mīrārī, to wonder at, from mīrus, wonderful; see smei- in Indo-European roots.
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