n. communication by means of gesture and facial expression
Because he worked in pantomime, the clown could be understood wherever he appeared.
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And when two constabulary men had come into sight round a bend in the gloomy road he had broken off his prayer to whistle loudly an air from the last pantomime.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Freddy Malins said there was a Negro chieftain singing in the second part of the Gaiety pantomime who had one of the finest tenor voices he had ever heard.
The second piece was the last new grand comic Christmas pantomime, in the first scene of which, it pained me to suspect that I detected Mr.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
A staid, steadfast man, whose life for the most part was a telling pantomime of action, and not a tame chapter of sounds.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He was then bound and fastened to the body of the sapling, on whose branches Magua had acted the pantomime of the falling Huron.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
It was Covent Garden Theatre that I chose; and there, from the back of a centre box, I saw Julius Caesar and the new Pantomime.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context