For all your dictionary needs!
Are you looking for Bummer, cummer, Dummer, Gummer, Hummer, Kummer, mammer, mummery, Nummer, Rummer, or Summer?
Header of Mummer

Mummer

Video footage: 1920s - 1929 Mummer's Parade in Philadelphia.
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun mummer

What does mummer mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: mummers

  1. an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression

Group

Mummer is a musical group.

Character

Mummer is a fictional character from the 2008 film Mummer.

Music

"Mummer" is the sixth studio album by the English band XTC, released on 30 August 1983. It reached No. 51 on the UK album chart and No. 145 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.

Film

"Mummer" is a 2008 horror short film written and directed by Dom Hilton.

Miscellanea

MUMmer is a bioinformatics software system for sequence alignment. It is based on the suffix tree data structure and is one of the fastest and most efficient systems available for this task, enabling it to be applied to very long sequences. It has been widely used for comparing different genomes to one another. In recent years it has become a popular algorithm for comparing genome assemblies to one another, which allows scientists to determine how a genome has changed after adding more DNA sequence or after running a different genome assembly program. The acronym "MUMmer" comes from "Maximal Unique Matches", or MUMs.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mummer

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewThe Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton (1991)

by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A mummer is an actor in a pantomime or one wearing a mask or fantastic costume while merrymaking in disguise, especially during festivals such as May Day and Christmas. more being imported from Spain or from Provence. When people ...

Google previewA Glossary of Literary Terms (2014)

by M.H. Abrams, Geoffrey Harpham

George play and the mummers' play (a mummer is a masked actor). Thomas Hardy's The Return of the Native (Book II, chapter 5) describes the performance of a mummers' play, and a ...

Google previewTheatre Today (2013)

by Michael Haridy

Mummer is an Early Modern English term for a mime artist. The trio offered an alternative not only to Pierrot lunaire (the classical whitefaced storyteller) but both to the refined whitefaced narrative pantomime (where all is left to the imagination ...

Google previewMicrobial Population Genetics (2010)

by Jianping Xu

MUMmer MUMmer is a system ...

Google previewBacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease (2010)

by D. Ashley Robinson, Edward J Feil, Daniel Falush

MUMmer is a very feature-rich package with modules optimized for matching highly similar sequences, highly divergent sequences, draft sequences to a finished reference sequence, substitution detection, and repeat identification. MUMmer ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

Technically, a mummer is a person who wears a mask or elaborate disguise (as at festive holidays), and mummery is a performance (pantomime, for example) by a mummer. But any kind of display, performance, or ceremony regarded as false ...

Google previewAlgorithms in Bioinformatics, A Practical Introduction (2016)

Biology, Biotechnology by CTI Reviews

MUMmer is a bioinformatics software system for sequence alignment. It is based on the suffix tree data structure and is one of the fastest and most efficient systems available for this task, enabling it to be applied to very long sequences.

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

Mummer (theatrical). This term, which properly signified a mime, buffoon, is now used in the slangy and deprecatory sense of strolling or inferior actor. Stage slang is a thing of art, just as turf slang is. Every one knows what " the ghost walking" ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Mummer is used more particularly of comic and amateurish performers or maskers, usually at some festival or holiday celebration (here and there the beat of drums . . . the antics and grimaces of mummers held the crowd for a moment before ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1731)

... by N. Bailey, ... by Nathan Bailey

mummer. [momintr,. r». trram*. liter, Teut. mtmmcur, F. ] a masker or; mute Person in Masquerade. MU'MMERY,Masquerading,Bussoonry. MU'MMY [ArabickJ a Mixture of Bitumen and Pitch, or Jems Lima gliding from the Mountains of Arabia ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

Adam's needle act on each other influence, interact actor affector, agent, artist, comedian, creator, deceiver, doer, executor, extra, fabricator, ham, hero, histrio, impersonator, leading man, masquerader, mime, mummer, participant, performer, ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Mummer

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Mummer

If you need images about Mummer for an article or a report, you can download stock photos at a very small price:
Small photo of a bigger mummerSmall photo of Mask. Mummer. Bulgaria. The International Festival of Masquerade Games and mummers' Kukove "- Rakovski - February 25 2017Small photo of Mask. Mummer. Bulgaria. The International Festival of Masquerade Games and mummers' Kukove "- Rakovski - February 25 2017Small photo of Mask. Mummer. Bulgaria. The International Festival of Masquerade Games and mummers' Kukove "- Rakovski - February 25 2017Small photo of Mask. Mummer. Bulgaria. The International Festival of Masquerade Games and mummers' Kukove "- Rakovski - February 25 2017Small photo of Mask. Mummer. Bulgaria. The International Festival of Masquerade Games and mummers' Kukove "- Rakovski - February 25 2017Small photo of Mask. Mummer. Bulgaria. The International Festival of Masquerade Games and mummers' Kukove "- Rakovski - February 25 2017 More...

Video about Mummer

Mummer Meaning

Video shows what mummer means. A person who dons a disguising costume, as for a parade or a festival.. An actor in a pantomime, one who communicates ...

Scrabble value of M3U1M3M3E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Share this page

Next...

Go to the usage examples of Mummer to see it in context!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary