1. imitate someone in order to entertain or ridicule
be a talented mimic
To 'mimic' someone means to impersonate them or imitate their actions, behaviours or words in order to entertain others or to ridicule or make fun of someone. As a noun, ' a mimic' is someone who has a talent for impersonating others. It can also be used as an adjective to describe the behaviour of mimicking somebody. "A mimic competition" for example.