Noun(1) an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
(1) The mummers wore oversized, wire-constructed costumes and carried little umbrellas as they mummed along.(2) On a happier note the young mummers from the village surprised one of their teachers by appearing at her wedding in Monaghan.(3) You can hardly move for minstrels, mummers and madcaps: the rolling programme of ye olde entertainment includes music from the Singing Plague Victims and have-a-go heraldry for youngsters.(4) Bulgaria welcomed 2003 with a blend of the modern and the traditional, with revellers jamming open-air concerts and mummers parading to ward off evil spirits.(5) Originally they were mummers , performing traditional plays, and they then became known as waits, who would tour the town every evening before Christmas.(6) George and the Dragon was played all over the country by bands of mummers , who would blacken their faces with soot and wear animal masks and ragged costumes - some morris dance groups echo these once-pagan traditions today.(7) Since the Living History Society rekindled the mummers tradition some five years ago the youngsters involved have gone from strength to strength as well as raise funds for various charities.(8) Carol singing, Morris-men, mummers , community plays are just a few of the traditions under threat from what is seen as an arbitrary piece of legislation.(9) And in come the mummers , faces muffled and painted, outlandishly costumed in multicolored skirts, frock coats, long-johns, turned jackets, stuffed pants.(10) The young Mummers have gained quite a reputation and they were most recently involved in teaching a group off young people from Derrynoose the mummers rhymes.(11) She told me about a time when the mummers were all getting together after they had been out for a while performing and collecting and they were having what was known as the mummers dance or ball.(12) While the traditional roles are not always filled by the same mummers , they have their favourites.
(1) mummer :: toneelspeler
2. mime ::
3. pantomimist ::
Different Formsmummer, mummers, mummery
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