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Definition of Mummer

Mummer
Mummer Mumm"er, n. [Cf. OF. mommeur. See Mumm, and cf. Momier.] One who mumms, or makes diversion in disguise; a masker; a buffon. Jugglers and dancers, antics, mummers. --Milton.

Meaning of Mummer from wikipedia

- speaking, a mummer is an actor in a traditional seasonal folk play. The term is also humorously (or derogatorily) applied to any actor. Mummer may also refer...
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- Mummers' plays are folk plays performed by troupes of amateur actors, traditionally all male, known as mummers or guisers (also by local names such as...
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- "The Mummers' Dance" is a song written, composed, and performed by Canadian Celtic fusion singer Loreena McKennitt, released as a single from the album...
- times, in English, such a performer would typically be referred to as a mummer. Miming is distinguished from silent comedy, in which the artist is a character...